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The Last Dance and Other Stories

The Last Dance and Other Stories

Three of these stories were previously published in Victoria Hislop’s ebook collection, One Cretan Evening.

In ten powerful stories, Victoria Hislop takes us through the streets of Athens and into the tree-lined squares of Greek villages. As she evokes their distinct atmosphere, she brings vividly to life a host of unforgettable characters, from a lonesome priest to battling brothers, and from an unwanted stranger to a groom troubled by music and memory. These bittersweet tales of love and loyalty, of separation and reconciliation, captured in Victoria Hislop’s unique voice, will stay with you long after you reach the end.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 23rd May 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472206022

Reviews

'Fresh, tenacious and rather intrepid'
<i>Independent</i>
'An evocative exploration of the past's hold on a family, with an exquisite love story at its centre'
<i>Good Housekeeping</i>
'Sweeping, magnificently detailed and ambitious'
<i>The Sunday Times</i>
'Meticulously researched and compellingly told'
<i>Woman & Home</i>
'A book to lose yourself in'
<i>We Love This Book</i>
Modern Greek history, from the Nazi occupation to the present-day economic crisis and riots, is integral to many of the stories. The style is limpid, echoed in the simple line drawings that accompany each tale. They slip down like ice cream on a hot day
Independent
'Meticulously researched and compellingly told'
<i>Woman & Home</i>
Her best novel yet
<i>Scotsman</i>
'An evocative exploration of the past's hold on a family, with an exquisite love story at its centre'
<i>Good Housekeeping</i>
'A brilliant page turner and destined to become a reading group staple, THE THREAD is rich with drama and historical detail'
<i>Glamour</i>
'Fast-paced narrative and utterly convincing sense of place'
<i>Guardian</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>
'A book to lose yourself in'
<i>We Love This Book</i>