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The Thread by Victoria Hislop (Headline Review, £). Victoria Hislop champions the reading requirements of the comfy trouser brigade. 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. City of lost yarns: Victoria Hislop returns to Greece for her cocktail of the latter part of her third novel The Thread (Headline Review, £).
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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 Victoria hislop the thread Island. On the face of it, the novel was fine but there were just too many problems with it for me to give it more than two stars.
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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. There's a charming line which describes the hotchpotch of nationalities beautifully Hislop's style victoria hislop the thread fluid and very reader-friendly.
She doesn't give her victoria hislop the thread too much history there's an author's note at the beginning telling us that the historical events all took place in one serving and perhaps risk being 'heavy'. It's spaced out nicely and effectively. There are plenty of diverse characters in this novel.
For example, there's an uptight cloth merchant who worships money.
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His poor wife and young son are barely acknowledged. It's as if they are imprisoned in a palatial home. It's all about status for the workaholic husband.
But disaster is not far off Grandfather and grandson share the same first name, Dimitri. The use of language conjurs up the very heart of the images portrayed.
The Thread by Victoria Hislop
This story would make a powerful yet lovingly gentle film. Andie Taylor A good summer read.
I learned a lot about Greek history. Anyone who enjoyed The Island would not be disappointed.
Karen Holmes I really enjoyed the story, victoria hislop the thread history and the storytelling. Until the main character marries for no good reason- without any particular necessity. Then when she finds her true love is still alive she fattens her husband up to cause him to have a heart attack and conveniently to die!
Victoria hislop the thread she can marry her lover and its all plain sailing after that, Never mind all the loose ends After this point the whole story becomes utterly unbelievable and I felt, as a reader, quite manipulated as the author wraps the story up.