Victoria Hislop The Thread

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The Thread

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Pub Date: 2012-07-10 Pages: 400 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins US From the internationally acclaimed author of The Island and The Return comes a sweeping and unforgettable story of love and friendship and the choices that must be made when loyalties are challenged .Thessaloniki. Greece. 1917: As Dimitri Komninos is born. a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city where Christians. Jews. and Muslims live side by side It is the first of many catastrophic events that will forever change this place and its people. . Five years later. as the Turkish army pushes west through Asia Minor. young Katerina loses her mother in the crowd of refugees clambering for boats to Greece. Landing in Thessalonikis harbor. she is at the mercy of strangers in an unknown city. For the next eighty years. the lives of Dimitri and Katerina will be entwined with each other and-thr...

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Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and with the story of the city itself, as war, fear and persecution begin to divide its people.

Thessaloniki, 2007. A young Anglo-Greek hears his grandparents' life story for the first time and realises he has a decision to make. For many decades, they have looked after the memories and treasures of the people who were forced to leave. Should he become their next custodian and make this city his home?

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A brilliant page turner rich with drama and historical detail. Glamour (UK)

A beautiful and epic novel that spans nearly a hundred years, The Thread is a magnificent story of a friendship and a love that endures through the catastrophes and upheavals of the twentieth century both natural and man-made in the turbulent city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Victoria Hislop, internationally bestselling author of The Island and The Return, has written a wonderfully evocative and enthralling saga enriched by deep emotion and sweeping historical events, from fire to civil war to Nazi brutality and economic collapse. The Thread is historical fiction at its finest, colorful and captivating with truly unforgettable characters a novel that brilliantly captures the energy and life of this singular Greek city."

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