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0755377753
Paperback:The thread.:2012 The thread.
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Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Publication year: 2012
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0755377753 9780755377756 (pbk): 9780755377756 : 0755377753 :
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Originally published: 2011.
Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. 5 years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minoris destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece.
'Sweeping, magnificently detailed and ambitious' -- The Sunday Times 'Fast-paced narrative and utterly convincing sense of place' -- Guardian 'Fresh, tenacious and rather intrepid' -- Independent 'This is storytelling at its best and just like a tapestry, when each thread is sewn into place, so emerge the layers and history of relationships past and present' -- Sunday Express 'Her best novel yet' -- Scotsman 'A brilliant page turner and destined to become a reading group staple, THE THREAD is rich with drama and historical detail' -- Glamour 'Meticulously researched and compellingly told' -- Woman & Home 'An evocative exploration of the past's hold on a family, with an exquisite love story at its centre' -- Good Housekeeping 'A book to lose yourself in' -- We Love This Book.
Originally published: 2011.
Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. 5 years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minoris destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece.
Pages 465 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
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DAISY:The Thread.
Hardback:The thread:2011.
Large print:The thread:2012.:Large type ed.
Talking book - MP3:The thread:2012.:MP3 Book.
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Over all a good read. A lot of well researched history. Rather ‘clunky’ style of writing. Good interwoven plot lines.
02/06/15
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Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
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Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2016.
Language: Spanish
Media class: Paperback
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Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The return:2009.:[New ed.].
Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2009.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.].
Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
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Large print:The thread:2012.:Large type ed.
Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large type ed.
Publisher: Paragon,
Resource type: Physical
496 p. (large print) ; 25 cm.
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Paperback:The sunrise:2015.
Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2015.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
393 pages : map (black and white) ; 20 cm.
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Hardback:The last dance and other stories:2012.
Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
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Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
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DAISY:Cartes postales from Greece:2017.
Author: Hislop, Victoria.
Year 2017.
Language: English
Media class: DAISY
Publisher: Headline Review,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:One August night:2020.
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Year 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
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Resource type: Physical
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