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Those Who Are Loved - Victoria Hislop

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  • A beautiful book from bestselling author Victoria Hislop
  • Those Who Are Loved is a historical novel in a tumultuous time in Greek modern history
  • Set against the backdrop of the German occupation in Greece & ensuing civil war
  • Follows 15-year-old Themis from a politically divided family
  • Powerful novel to add to your book collection, from a novelist known for impactful works

Those Who Are Loved - Victoria Hislop Description

'Victoria Hislop's view of history in her novels is, like the writer herself, a compassionate and generous one' Scotsman

The gripping new Victoria Hislop book by this Sunday Times Number One bestseller is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars.

Athens, 1941. After decades of political uncertainty, Greece is polarised between Right- and Left-wing views when the Germans invade. Fifteen-year-old Themis comes from a family divided by these political differences. The Nazi occupation deepens the fault-lines between those she loves just as it reduces Greece to destitution.

She watches friends die in the ensuing famine and is moved to commit acts of resistance. In the civil war that follows the end of the occupation, Themis joins the Communist army, where she experiences the extremes of love and hatred and the paradoxes presented by a war in which Greek fights Greek.

Eventually imprisoned on the infamous islands of exile, Makronisos and then Trikeri, Themis encounters another prisoner whose life will entwine with her own in ways neither can foresee. And finds she must weigh her principles against her desire to escape and live.

As she looks back on her life, Themis realises how tightly the personal and political can become entangled. While some wounds heal, others deepen. This powerful new Victoria Hislop book sheds light on the complexity and trauma of Greece's past and weaves it into the epic tale of an ordinary woman compelled to live an extraordinary life.

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  • Language: English

Details

OPC P57GJ7J
Codes 1472223233 (ISBN-10)
9781472223234 (ISBN)
Rank #47 Historical Fiction Books
Links Books

Detailed Product Information

AuthorVictoria Hislop
Book TypeHistorical Fiction
Release Date2019

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4/5
C. cartwright
Posted 03/06/2020
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It’s Greek
If you like the Greek way off life you will like this book
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D. Runicles
Posted 26/06/2020
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Those who are loved

Haven’t read it yet but have been assured by friend who has who says I’ll enjoy it.Leaving for a rainy day.
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C. cartwright
Posted 03/06/2020
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It’s Greek

If you like the Greek way off life you will like this book

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