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.


Launch Party of “Cartes Postales from Greece”

The launch party for Victoria’s new book took place at the Hellenic Centre in London on September 22nd.

Meet Victoria on tour

Victoria will be touring the UK to sign and to talk about her new book “Cartes Postales from Greece” from September to November 2016. Click on the map to view locations, or see all events on the tour 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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Victoria talks to Janice Forsyth on BBC Radio Scotland about her new book, "Cartes Postales from Greece". The programme is available on BBC iPlayer for 28 days. Click here to visit the relevant episode on ...
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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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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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Listen to an exclusive excerpt from Cartes Postales from Greece read by Dan Stevens ...
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Ellie is miserable, but a shaft of Mediterranean sunlight enters her life when she starts receiving a series of Cartes Postales from Greece signed by an anonymous ‘A’. When they stop arriving after six months ...
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Selected Books

A few of my favourite (Greek) Things…

Athinaikon Restaurant

Athinaikon Restaurant - 34 Mitropoleos Street, Athens. Beautiful, ... Read More

Akadimias Brizolakia

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

Ayioli, Thessaloniki

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


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

Hellenic Bookservice

If you want to get hold of any Greek books, ... Read More

Learn Greek!

Learn Greek! Revel in the poetry and prose of Cavavy ... Read More

Prosopa Restaurant, Athens

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

The Hellenic Centre

The focus of Greek culture and language teaching in Central ... Read More




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