The Sunrise : The Number One Sunday Times bestseller 'Fascinating and moving'-9780755377800

The Sunrise : The Number One Sunday Times bestseller 'Fascinating and moving'

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Author: Hislop, Victoria

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 4 June 2015 by Headline Publishing Group (Headline Review) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 432 pages, Map
197 x 130 x 28 | 306g

'This is a story of courage, brutality and fear, of loyalty and betrayal, of love and hatred, of despair and unquenchable hope. As always, Victoria Hislop brings vividly to life a horrendous episode in the history of the beautiful island of Cyprus. Excellent, in every way' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?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 has never let me down. Characters, storyline and location are all woven together into an intricate tapestry that educates as much as it entertains' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?'As usual, Victoria casts a spell over her readers, telling a wonderful story that is spellbinding and awful . . . Fascinating' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?'Excellent . . . I highly recommend The Sunrise and defy anyone reading it to remain unmoved and dry eyed' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?'A wonderfully evocative tale of life before, during and after the Spanish Civil War . . . Fantastic' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?'Victoria Hislop's well researched book with its convincing characters from both Greek and Turkish communities brings the history of this wonderful island to life and gives a remarkable picture of traumatic events . . . a superb read' Real Reader Review, ? ? ? ? ?*Victoria Hislop's most recent novel, THE FIGURINE, is out now.*