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The island

Author: Victoria Hislop
Publisher: London : Review, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the brink of her own life-changing decision, Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mother's past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All she admits to is growing up in a small Cretan village before moving to London.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Hislop
ISBN: 0755309502 9780755309504 0755327268 9780755327263
OCLC Number: 57750452
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2007.
Description: 375 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Victoria Hislop.

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A compelling portrayal of family ties, with vivid characters and an authentic Cretan background reminiscent of Captain Corelli's Cephalonia.  Read more...

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'At last -- a beach book with a heart... Meticulous research into Cretan culture...packed with family sagas, doomed love affairs, devastating secrets... She also forces us to reflect on illness, both Read more...

 
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