Cartes Postales from Greece

Praise for Cartes Postales from Greece

“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.”

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


Read more about Victoria’s delightful and original new book here.


Recent News

Victoria on BBC Breakfast

Victoria Hislop on BBC Breakfast
Victoria discusses "Cartes Postales from Greece" with Dan Walker and Louise Minchin on BBC Breakfast ...
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Why I Love… Greece

Bestselling author Victoria Hislop on gorge-walking, water skiing, the drama of Delphi and her favourite Greek beach (from Wanderlust Magazine) I have a very strong connection with Greece. Nobody knows where it comes from, least ...
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Since May 2013, Victoria has been an official ambassador for UK based, international charity Lepra. They work on the ground in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique improving the lives of those affected by neglected diseases like ...
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My life in 8 objects

(Telegraph magazine 19 September 2016) Oil painting This is by my uncle Neville Eldridge, an artist. He’s 89 and still paints every day, always with lots of light, optimism and energy. To me, he has ...
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The novelist Victoria Hislop has fallen in love with a little-known area of the city. She describes the places few tourists see. (September 24 2016, The Times) Not long ago, during a quiz on Greek ...
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Victoria on Woman’s Hour

Victoria talks to Jane Garvey on Woman's Hour (BBC Radio 4) about her new book 'Cartes Postales from Greece' You can listen to the chapter featuring Victoria from the Woman's Hour podcast using the audio ...
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Selected Books

A few of my favourite (Greek) Things…

Ayioli, Thessaloniki

There is a beautiful new restaurant on the sea front ... Read More


Costas Voyatzis in Athens introduced me to his hugely successful ... Read More

Athens Daily Secret

Athens Daily Secret - now rebranded Savoteur is ... Read More


Ergon 16 Picton Place, London W1: superb new ... Read More

Kozatsa shoes

Bespoke shoes in central Athens. Kozatsa have been creating them ... Read More

Olive Branch

Beautiful olive oil, from hand picked olives, shipped direct from ... Read More

Akadimias Brizolakia

Akadimias Brizolakia, 61 Akadimias Street, Athens - Simple, ... Read More

Prosopa Restaurant, Athens

Prosopa Restaurant - Konstantinopoleos 4/Megalou Vasileiou 52, Athens ... Read More




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