'Nobody writes about Greece quite like Victoria Hislop'
'She brings Greek history to compelling life.....there is deep historical research here, but it never bogs down her story'
'A beautifully woven love story and a spellbinding, heart-breaking depiction of a country torn apart by hatred'
'Hislop has done her research and handles the great sweep of complex Greek history with skill and confidence. She makes a touching family story out of violent and divisive times and her fans will lap this up'
'An eye-opening and moving read'
'A moving read that sweeps you through time'
'A glorious Greek setting and rich historical detail form the backdrop of this captivating and poignant story'