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One Cretan Evening and Other Stories

One Cretan Evening and Other Stories

Set in Greece and in England, One Cretan Evening, The Pine Tree, By the Fire, The Warmest Christmas Ever and Aflame in Athens are five unmissable stories told in Victoria’s unique voice. This ebook includes the opening of The Thread, Victoria’s new novel: a powerful tale of love and loyalty set in the vibrant city of Thessaloniki, Greece.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 15th September 2011

Price: £0.99

ISBN-13: 9780755389506

Reviews

'Passionately engaged with its subject...the author has meticulously researched her fascinating background and medical facts'
<i>The Sunday Times</i>
'Hislop's deep research, imagination and patent love of Crete creates a convincing portrait of times on the island... A moving and absorbing holiday read'
<i>Evening Standard</i>
'A page-turning tale...reminds us that love and life continue in even the most extraordinary of circumstances'
<i>Sunday Express</i>
PRAISE FOR THE ISLAND: 'This is a vivid, moving and absorbing tale, with its sensitive, realistic engagement with all the consequences of, and stigma attached to leprosy, elevating it beyond holiday literature'
<i>Observer</i>
PRAISE FOR THE RETURN: 'THE RETURN may be a beach book, but it goes inland and rummages around in the cellars'
<i>The Times</i>
'This is storytelling at its best and just like a tapestry, when each thread is sewn into place, so emerge the layers and history of relationships past and present'
<i>Sunday Express</i>
'Fast-paced narrative and utterly convincing sense of place'
<i>Guardian</i>
'Fresh, tenacious and rather intrepid'
<i>Independent</i>
PRAISE FOR THE THREAD: 'Sweeping, magnificently detailed and ambitious'
<i>The Sunday Times</i>
'Like a literary Nigella, she whips up a cracking historical romance with a dash of family secrets and a splash of female self-discovery'
<i>Time Out</i>
'Aims to open the eyes, and tug the heartstrings, of readers... Hislop deserves a medal for opening a breach into the holiday beach bag'
<i>Independent</i>
'Meticulously researched historical narrative and imaginative storytelling'
<i>Telegraph</i>