Cartes Postales from Greece

buy Cartes Postales from Greece

“Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. But the montage she has created on the wall of her flat has cast a spell. She must see this country for herself.

On the morning Ellie leaves for Athens, a notebook arrives. Its pages tell the story of a man’s odyssey through Greece. Moving, surprising and sometimes dark, A’s tale unfolds with the discovery not only of a culture but also of a desire to live life to the full once more…”

Praise for Cartes Postales

“Hislop’s passionate love of the country breathes from every page.”
Dail Mail

“Hislop’s love affair with Greece continues, bringing the country triumphantly to life . . . [her] imaginative and compelling stories paint a remarkable portrait of Greece and its history”
Viv Groskop, Sunday Express

“A lavish love letter to Greece”
Sunday Mirror

“Hislop has woven colour photographs of the stunning Greek landscape into her narrative. I enjoyed being transported to Greece on Hislop’s wings of words and vivid descriptions … Cartes Postales From Greece contains all the elements of a classic Hislop…”
Daily Express

“When it comes to tales about Greece, Hislop is an undisputed queen – and this is easily her best novel yet”
Heat

“Victoria Hislop writes so vividly about the Med, you can almost feel the scorching heat”
Good Housekeeping

 


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