1. An interview with Victoria Hislop

    Following on from the success of The Island, The Sunrise and Cartes Postales from Greece, Victoria Hislop’s latest novel, Those Who Are Loved, is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece in World War II, the subsequent civil war and military dictatorship. The novel sheds light on...
  2. Modern Greek Literature Through A Translator’s Lens

    On January 23, 2019, Victoria Hislop joined Panos Karnezis, Patricia Barbeito, David Ricks, and Roderick Beaton  for a workshop to discuss issues of translating Modern Greek literature: what their work – as authors and academics – has in common, and how it differs. The event was  held in collaboration with...
  3. Juliet Stevenson reads “Those who are Loved”

    You can now listen to exclusive extracts from the audiobook of Those Who are Loved, read by Juliet Stevenson, courtesy of  Headline books. You can listen to the whole excerpt by clicking the link below Lunchtime Readings: Those Who Are Loved Or listen to individual chapters by clicking on the...
  4. Those Who Are Loved

    The new Sunday Times #1 bestseller from Victoria Hislop, Those Who Are Loved is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars. Click here to read an exclusive extract from Those Who Are Loved Themis...
  5. Hislop awarded four Specsavers Bestseller awards

    Victoria Hislop has received four Specsavers Bestseller awards for her bestselling titles: The Island, The Thread, The Return and The Sunrise. Her 2005-published novel, The Island, which was inspired by a visit to an abandoned Greek leprosy colony, receives a Platinum award for selling over a million copies. It became a 26-part Greek TV series and win Newcomer of the Year at the British Book Awards....