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Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in publishing, PR and as a journalist before becoming a novelist. She is married with two children. Her first novel, The Island, held the Number One slot in the Sunday Times paperback chart for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide. Victoria acted as script consultant on a 26-part TV adaptation in Greece, which achieved record ratings for Greek television. Victoria was the Newcomer of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2007, and her second novel, The Return, was also a Number One bestseller. The Thread spent nine weeks in the Sunday Times hardback chart, and was widely acclaimed. Her books have been translated into more than 25 languages. Victoria also writes short stories and her first collection, One Cretan Evening, is available as an ebook.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Victoria Hislop

Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop
Reader Reviewed Cartes Postales from Greece
Victoria Hislop
Three years ago Cardiff born Ellie moved into a small block of twelve flats in Kensal Rise, London. Her life is dull. She does tele-ad sales for a trade mag and then suddenly she gets postcards from Greece addressed to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017
Lovereading Price: £11.19
Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop
Reader Reviewed Cartes Postales from Greece
Victoria Hislop
One of our Books of the Year 2016. October 2016 Book of the Month. Three years ago Cardiff born Ellie moved into a small block of twelve flats in Kensal Rise, London. Her life is dull. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
Lovereading Price: £15.99
The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop
Reader Reviewed The Sunrise
Victoria Hislop
Having told the harrowing tale of the leper colony of Spinalonga in The Island and the history of Thessalonika in The Thread, Victoria Hislop returns to a Mediterranean island, Cyprus. Sunrise was the name of Famagusta's most luxurious...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop
Reader Reviewed The Sunrise
Victoria Hislop
Having told the harrowing tale of the leper colony of Spinalonga in The Island and the history of Thessalonika in The Thread, Victoria Hislop returns to a Mediterranean island, Cyprus. Sunrise was the name of Famagusta's most luxurious...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
Lovereading Price: £15.99
The Story Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories by Victoria Hislop
The Story Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories
Victoria Hislop
100 short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
Lovereading Price: £20.00
The Thread by Victoria Hislop
The Thread
Victoria Hislop
This is an enthralling novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Island and The Return. Victoria Hislop is brilliant at setting the scene so you, the reader, really believe you're right there amongst the characters in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2012
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Thread by Victoria Hislop
The Thread
Victoria Hislop
November 2011 Book of the Month. This is the enthralling new novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Island and The Return. Victoria Hislop is brilliant at setting the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2011
Lovereading Price: £15.19
The Return by Victoria Hislop
The Return
Victoria Hislop
A tale of passion, pain and pride in war-torn Spain, written with a dual-time element. Personally I found the subject-matter of her first, The Island, far more intriguing, probably because I knew little about it. The Spanish Civil War has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2009
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Island by Victoria Hislop
The Island
Victoria Hislop
A 2013 World Book Night selection. Winner of Newcomer of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2007.Something a bit different, a bit special. A well-researched family history which takes the present day characters back to...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 10/04/2006
Lovereading Price: £7.19

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