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The Island: The million-copy Number One bestseller 'A moving and absorbing holiday read'

The Island: The million-copy Number One bestseller 'A moving and absorbing holiday read' (Paperback, New title)

By Hislop, Victoria

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On the brink of a 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. When Alexis decides to visit Crete, however, Sofia gives her d...aughter a letter to take to an old friend, and promises that through her she will learn more. Arriving in Plaka, Alexis is astonished to see that it lies a stone's throw from the tiny, deserted island of Spinalonga - Greece's former leper colony. Then she finds Fortini, and at last hears the story that Sofia has buried all her life: the tale of her great-grandmother Eleni and her daughters and a family rent by tragedy, war and passion. She discovers how intimately she is connected with the island, and how secrecy holds them all in its powerful grip...
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ISBN 9780755309511
Released NZ 11 May 2006
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Format Paperback, New title
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780755309511
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Imprint Headline Review
Released 11 May 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Hislop, Victoria
Category Award Winning
Fiction
Modern Fiction
Award Winning Adult's Titles
Number of Pages 496
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 340g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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