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In the golden city of Famagusta, Greek and Turkish Cypriots alike enjoy a life of good fortune.

Invasion comes without warning, bringing chaos and terror.

As forty thousand people flee their homes in panic, Famagusta becomes a ghost town. But not everyone will find it so easy to leave . . .

Discover for yourself why 10 million readers and critics worldwide love Victoria Hislop’s books . . .



‘Intelligent and immersive . . . Hislop’s incisive narrative weaves a vast array of fact through a poignant, compelling family saga’ The Sunday Times

‘Adroitly plotted and deftly characterised, Hislop’s gripping novel tells the stories of ordinary Greek and Turkish families trying to preserve their humanity in a maelstrom of deception, betrayal and ethnic hatred’ Mail on Sunday

‘Fascinating and moving . . . Hislop writes unforgettably about Cyprus and its people’ The Times

‘An imaginative tour de force, and a great read’ Daily Mail

‘Victoria Hislop writes so vividly about the Med, you can almost feel the scorching heat. An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal, set during a violent period in the history of Cyprus’ Good Housekeeping

*Victoria Hislop’s most recent novel, THE FIGURINE, is out now.*

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'Vibrant... Hislop brings history to life in this compelling tale'
Tatler
Hislop brings her consummate storytelling skills to this enthralling tale of love, marriage and a community all put to the test
Woman & Home
One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families of opposite persuasions manage to establish... Hislop hasn't of course been into Famagusta - no one may, even now - but has stood near the barbed wire and imagined what life was like there, then and now, with her usual gift for presenting bits of history most of us are unfamiliar with from a fictional point of view
Independent on Sunday
Heartbreaking... A fascinating insight into a part of Mediterranean history that isn't often explored
Essentials
Fascinating
Sunday Mirror
Hislop's writing effectively weaves the personal into the political without ever becoming overbearing. An informative but equally emotional read
Woman
An imaginative tour de force, and a great read
Daily Mail
Fascinating and moving... Hislop writes unforgettably about Cyprus and its people
The Times
An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal, set during a violent period in the history of Cyprus
Good Housekeeping
Intelligent and immersive... Hislop's incisive narrative weaves a vast array of fact through a poignant, compelling family saga
The Sunday Times
'Some beautiful writing about a difficult period in time makes for a great read'
Sun
Adroitly plotted and deftly characterised, Hislop's gripping novel tells the stories of ordinary Greek and Turkish families trying to preserve their humanity in a maelstrom of deception, betrayal and ethnic hatred
Mail on Sunday