Cartes Postales From Greece

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Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. But the montage she has created on the wall of her flat has cast a spell. She must see this country for herself. On the morning Ellie leaves for Athens, a notebook arrives. Its pages tell the story of a man’s odyssey through Greece. Moving, surprising and sometimes dark, A’s tale unfolds with the discovery not only of a culture but also of a desire to live life to the full once more. Beloved, bestselling author Victoria Hislop’s ‘Cartes Postales from Greece’ is fiction illustrated with photographs that make this journey around Greece, already alive in the imagination, linger forever in the mind.

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Cartes Postales from Greece is an extraordinary new book from Victoria Hislop, the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of The Island, The Return, The Thread, and The Sunrise. A beautifully depicted love affair with Greece, and a spellbinding tale of love and loss. It is fiction with a distinctive photographic framework – magical and unique.

‘Hislop’s passionate love of the country breathes from every page’ Daily Mail

‘When it comes to tales about Greece, Hislop is an undisputed queen – and this is easily her best novel yet’ Heat

Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to someone Ellie does not know, each signed with an initial: A.

These alluring cartes postales of Greece brighten her life and cast a spell on her. She decides she must see this country for herself.

On the morning Ellie leaves for Athens, a notebook arrives. Its pages tell the story of a man’s odyssey through Greece. Moving, surprising and sometimes dark, A‘s tale unfolds with the discovery not only of a culture, but also of a desire to live life to the full once more.

Praise for Cartes Postales. . .

‘When it comes to tales about Greecem Hislop is an undisputed queen’
Heat magazine

‘A lavish love letter to Greece’
Sunday Mirror

‘A beautiful tale of love, struggle and redemption’
Prima

‘This wonderful, illuminating novel is a perfect escape’
Woman & Home

‘This beautiful novel is illustrated with gorgeous photos to really bring the country to life’
Sun on Sunday

Additional information

Weight 0.36 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.8 × 3.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

429

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K