1. Victoria talks to Mariella Frostrup on Open Book

    On BBC Radio 4’s “Open Book”, Victoria talks to Mariella Frostrup about the themes and the history behind her new novel “The Thread”, about her love of Greece, sewing costumes on the set of the TV adaptation of “The Island” and about why, despite her bestselling books, she still doesn’t...
  2. Signings and Appearances

    To celebrate the publication of ‘The Thread’ on October 27th, Victoria has begun an extensive round of signings, appearances. The whistle-stop tour includes Cheltenham and Guildford literary festivals, a literary lunch or two and even a high tea in Lancashire! We’ll try to keep event listings up to date. The...
  3. Private Passions (interview with The Scotsman)

    Victoria talks to Jackie McGlone about “The Return” keeping secrets, and researching her third novel… “VICTORIA HISLOP certainly knows HOW to keep a secret. No mean feat, considering she’s married to a man who has made it his business to uncover cracking news stories about the great and good doing...
  4. Victoria talks to Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour

    Victoria Hislop’s first novel, The Island, was an international bestseller. It was about Spinaloga, the island housing a leper colony off Crete. For her second novel, ‘The Return‘ she tackles another difficult subject: the Civil War which tore Spain apart during the 1930s. Her protagonist, Sonia, travels to Granada to...