The Sunrise (Paperback)

Victoria Hislop

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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 open the island's most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony. Two neighbouring families, the Georgious and the Ozkans, 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.


Product Details

  • Product code: ANMBE
  • ISBN: 9780755377800
  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 12.9cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 432
  • Publish date: Thu Jun 04 00:00:00 BST 2015
  • Book points: 8

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An excellent read. I couldn't put it down. I have now ordered two more of Victoria's books as this one was so good!

Kathryn , Mon Jun 06 09:17:12 BST 2016

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