Victoria Hislop is an English bestselling novelist. She started her career working in publishing, PR and as a journalist. In 2005, she published her first novel, The Island, which sold over two million copies worldwide and was adapted into a Greek television series, one of the most expensive television productions in Greece. Her books have been translated into more than 30 languages.
From The Island
From the Set of The Island
Featured book by Victoria Hislop
The book follows Alexis on a journey to find out about her mother Sofia’s past in Crete. Determined to visit the island, she sets off to Greece. Here, she meets Fotini, a friend of her mother’s, who reveals to Alexis the story Sofia has been concealing all these years. Crete is immediately adjacent to the deserted island of Spinalonga, a former leper colony. The secret story of Alexis’ grandmother Eleni, her husband, and two daughters is one of tragedy, war, and love.Read more