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. 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...