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The Thread 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 Brilliant Captures The Energy And Life Of This Singular Greek City. I was reluctant to ready this book Why Well, I have read a lot of books about this era of Greek history, but other than Louis de Bernieres, never one written by a British author.My wife had bought me a copy for Christmas, and I had put it under the bed, dismissing it as a middle class British woman s attempt to imagine a subject she can t possibly know that well But I picked it up again when people started talking to me about it I was wrong and I am glad I persevered Hislop knows Greece we I was reluctant to ready this book Why Well, I have read a lot of books about this era of Greek history, but other than Louis de Bernieres, never one written by a British author.My wife had bought me a copy for Christmas, and I had put it under the bed, dismissing it as a middle class British woman s attempt to imagine a subject she can t possibly know that well But I picked it up again when people started talking to me about it I was wrong and I am glad I persevered Hislop knows Greece well This is a very moving story of a Greek family being thrown out of Asia Minor and arriving in Salonica to live alongside Muslim and Jewish neighbours, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I really enjoyed The Island, despite its flaws and I was hoping for a similarly good plot with The Thread, but I was pretty disappointed.The history of the novel was interesting, but it really dragged on and on in the last quarter of the book as there was no climactic scene like in The Island On the face of it, the novel was fine but there were just too many problems with it for me to give itthan two stars For a start all the characters were either good or bad, selfish or selfless The p I really enjoyed The Island, despite its flaws and I was hoping for a similarly good plot with The Thread, but I was pretty disappointed.The history of the novel was interesting, but it really dragged on and on in the last quarter of the book as there was no climactic scene like in The Island On the face of it, the novel was fine but there were just too many problems with it for me to give itthan two stars For a start all t The Thread Victoria HislopKaterina Sarafoglou, a young seamstress with exceptional talent, creates beautiful gowns for the rich ladies of Thessaloniki in Greece, the passion for her work shining through as her needle threads its way through the fine silks and wools.Victoria Hislop s new novel, The Thread, weaves a story of love, family feuds, resilience and loss against a backdrop of the turbulent history of Greece, and, in particular, the northern city of Thessaloniki, throughout the 20th Cen The Thread Victoria HislopKaterina Sarafoglou, a young seamstress with exceptional talent, creates beautiful gowns for the rich ladies of Thessaloniki in Greece, the passion for her work shining through as her needle threads its way through the fine silks and wools.Victoria Hislop s new novel, The Thread, weaves a story of love, family feuds, resilience and los Thessaloniki, 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born, a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city, where Christians, Jews and Moslems live side by side It is the first of many catastrophic events that will change for ever this city, as war, fear and persecution begin to divide its people Five years later, young Katerina escapes to Greece when her home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army Losing her mother in the chaos, she finds herself on a boat to an unknown destination From Thessaloniki, 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born, a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city, where Christians, Jews and Moslems live side by side It is the first of many catastrophic events that will change for ever this city, as war, fear and persecution begin to divide its people Five years later, young Katerina escapes to Greece when her home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army Losing her mother in the chaos, she finds herself on a boat to an unknown destination From that day the lives of Dimitri and Katerina become entwined, with each other and with the story of the city itself.Thessalo On the surface this melodramatic historical novel sounds appealing and interesting When I heard the book was set in Thessaloniki the town of my great grandmother and that it dealt with Jewish and Sephardic heritage I was intrigued.However, after 50 pages or so, the book s weaknesses started to outperform its strengths Hislop s writing is very mediocre When she wants to compare something or show a contrasting situation she inevitably uses a simple metaphor to get the point across The dialog On the surface this melodramatic historical novel sounds appealing and interesting When I heard the book was set in Thessaloniki the town of my great grandmother and that it dealt with Jewish and Sephardic heritage I was intrigued.However, after 50 pages or so, the book s weaknesses started to outperform its strengths Hislop s writing is very mediocre When she wants to compare something or show a contrasting situation she inevitably uses a simple metaphor to get the point across The dialogue was simple and corny Her characters were completely flat Good or 4 Roman zapo inje pri om o velikom po aru koji je pogodio Solun 1917.godine i prote e do sve do dana njice Kako je taj po ar odredio sudbine mnogih porodica, kako hri anskih, tako i muslimanskih, tako je i dolazak ll Svjetskog rata pogodio solunske Jevreje Grad koji je nekada bio zajednica svih vjera, samo je u nekoliko godina to prestao biti, muslimani su protjerani u Tursku, a Jevreji su protjerani u poljske logore po etkom ll Svjetskog rata U vrtlogu tih povijesnih de avanja pratimo sudbi 4 Roman zapo inje pri om o velikom po aru koji je pogodio Solun 1917.godine i prote e do sve do dana njice Kako je taj po ar odredio sudbine mnogih porodica, kako hri anskih, 1978, Ova knjiga je mo da jo bolja od OStrva Upravo je iza la iz tampe Promenila je izdava a Sada je objavljuje arobna knjiga Dobra, ali za ve u ocjenu me nije dirnula..


About the Author: Victoria Hislop

Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in publishing, PR and as a journalist before becoming a novelist She is married with two children.Her first novel, The Island, held the number one slot in the Sunday Times paperback charts for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide Victoria was the Newcomer of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2007 and wo Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in publishing, PR and as a journalist before becoming a novelist She is married with two children.Her first novel, The Island, held the number one slot in the Sunday Times paperback charts for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide Victoria was the Newcomer of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2007 and won the Richard Judy Summer Read competition.Her second novel, The Return, was also a Sunday Times number one bestseller, and her books have been translated intothan twenty languages A short story collection, One Cretan Evening, was published in September and both a third novel, The Thread is published in English in October and in Greek in November 2011


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