Victoria Hislop on her new book One August Night


One August Night Book Cover

Victoria Hislop reads an exclusive extract from One August Night while sitting in a taverna in Plaka in Crete, with Spinalonga in the background – the setting of her previous book, The Island, and her latest, One August Night

Number one bestselling author Victoria Hislop returns to the world and characters she created in The Island – the award-winning novel that remains one of the biggest selling reading group novels of the century. In One August Night it’s finally time to be reunited with Anna, Maria, Manolis and Andreas in the weeks leading up to the evacuation of the island… and beyond.

An extract from One August Night


Don’t miss a wonderful selection of books chosen by Claire, our Fiction Ed,  in this week’s issue of the magazine, including One August Night by Victoria Hislop. Claire reviews them all for you.

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