Forthcoming Events

Jun 2019

Date/Time Event
1:00 pm
Winstone Books
Cheap Street Church, Sherborne
5:00 pm
Chalke Valley History Festival
Chalke Valley History Festival, Salisbury SP5 5ET

Aug 2019

Date/Time Event
3:15 pm
Edinburgh Book Festival
Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh
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Those Who Are Loved

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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. Themis is part of a family ...
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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 ...
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The Greek answer to Paris that you'd never thought to visit
I’ve wanted to visit Thessaloniki, which sits on the northern edge of the Thermaic Gulf, ever since I read Victoria Hislop’s The Thread, a sprawling family saga that starts in 1917 and continues through the ...
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Fans in High Places

Fans in High Places
In an interview with Country Life, Zara Tindall listed a few of her favourite things, and confesses to be a fan of Victoria Hislop: Where is your favourite place in Britain? Scotland What is your ...
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Victoria Hislop o sobie o Grecji
W związku z niedawno wydaną w Polsce piątą powieścią Victorii Hislop pt. "Pocztówki z Grecji", która jest jednocześnie trzecią (po powieściach "Wyspa" i "Nić"), której akcję autorka osadziła w Grecji – we współpracy z Wydawnictwem ...
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Patra represents the extremes of Greece – sublime and mundane
It took Victoria Hislop a while, but she learned to love the chaos and joy of Greece’s third-largest city (in The Guardian, Saturday 29 July 2017) When I visited Patra for the first time, I was ...
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