Book Fairies leave copies of One August Night by Victoria Hislop at a farm show

Victoria Hislop’s One August Night is shared by The Book Fairies!

What better way to mark the first of August than with this novel? We hope the lucky finders enjoy their new read!

The Book Fairies enjoyed celebrating this beautiful novel from Victoria Hislop and hope the lucky finders enjoy their new read!

About the book:

Beloved author Victoria Hislop returns to Crete in this long-anticipated sequel to her multi-million-copy Number One bestseller, The Island.

25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has devastating consequences.

When time stops dead for Maria Petrakis and her sister, Anna, two families splinter apart and, for the people of Plaka, the closure of Spinalonga is forever coloured with tragedy.

In the aftermath, the question of how to resume life looms large. Stigma and scandal need to be confronted and somehow, for those impacted, a future built from the ruins of the past.

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. It is finally time to be reunited with Anna, Maria, Manolis and Andreas in the weeks leading up to the evacuation of the island… and beyond.

Discover for yourself why ten million readers worldwide love the novels of Victoria Hislop…

A very lucky finder!

We love hearing from people who find our books! We were delighted to spot this public facebook post as well as receiving some private messages from happy readers of their new book!

Book Fairies leave copies of One August Night by Victoria Hislop book found

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