The Sunrise: The Number One Sunday Times bestseller 'Fascinating and moving'

The Sunrise: The Number One Sunday Times bestseller 'Fascinating and moving'

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'Intelligent and immersive... a poignant, compelling family saga' The Sunday Times

The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller from the million-copy best-selling author of The Island, The Thread, and The Return.

In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. An ambitious couple are about to open the island's most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony. Two neighbouring families, the Georgious and the OEzkans, are among many who moved to Famagusta to escape the years of unrest and ethnic violence elsewhere on the island. But beneath the city's facade of glamour and success, tension is building.

When a Greek coup plunges the island into chaos, Cyprus faces a disastrous conflict. Turkey invades to protect the Turkish Cypriot minority, and Famagusta is shelled. Forty thousand people seize their most precious possessions and flee from the advancing soldiers. In the deserted city, just two families remain.

This is their story.

Praise for The Sunrise. . .

'Fascinating and moving' The Times

'An imaginative tour de force, and a great read' Daily Mail

'An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal' Good Housekeeping

'Heartbreaking' Essentials

'Vibrant... Hislop brings history to life in this compelling tale' Tatler

'Fascinating' Sunday Mirror

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780755377817
BY (AUTHOR) Hislop, Victoria
PUBLISHER : Headline Publishing Group PUBLICATION DATE : June 04, 2015
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Headline Review
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 178 mm x 116 mm
WEIGHT : 226 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :
'Intelligent and immersive... a poignant, compelling family saga' The Sunday Times

The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller from the million-copy best-selling author of The Island, The Thread, and The Return.

In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. An ambitious couple are about to open the island's most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony. Two neighbouring families, the Georgious and the OEzkans, are among many who moved to Famagusta to escape the years of unrest and ethnic violence elsewhere on the island. But beneath the city's facade of glamour and success, tension is building.

When a Greek coup plunges the island into chaos, Cyprus faces a disastrous conflict. Turkey invades to protect the Turkish Cypriot minority, and Famagusta is shelled. Forty thousand people seize their most precious possessions and flee from the advancing soldiers. In the deserted city, just two families remain.

This is their story.

Praise for The Sunrise. . .

'Fascinating and moving' The Times

'An imaginative tour de force, and a great read' Daily Mail

'An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal' Good Housekeeping

'Heartbreaking' Essentials

'Vibrant... Hislop brings history to life in this compelling tale' Tatler

'Fascinating' Sunday Mirror

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780755377817
BY (AUTHOR) Hislop, Victoria
PUBLISHER : Headline Publishing Group PUBLICATION DATE : June 04, 2015
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Headline Review
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 178 mm x 116 mm
WEIGHT : 226 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items