Free Online

Fri, 24 July 2020

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

At Home With Victoria Hislop

In Conversation With Matthew Stadlen




Bring the Mediterranean to your living room with Victoria Hislop, whose chronicles of war and romance have made her one of the nation’s most beloved and successful novelists.

When Victoria Hislop first visited the abandoned Greek leprosy colony of Spinalonga, she could not have imagined that it would represent the beginning of her journey to becoming a literary sensation.

An inspired storyteller whose books have sold more than 10 million copies and been translated into 30 languages, she weaves human drama into a tapestry of politics and intrigue, civil strife and international trauma.

Bringing some of the most powerful events of the 20th century to the Anglophone world for the first time, her novels The Thread, The Sunrise, The Island and Those Who Are Loved are a testament to her love for Greece, its history, and its people. As many of us yearn for our island holidays in this time of quarantine and uncertainty, join Victoria for a free livestream with Matthew Stadlen and let her transport you across the Aegean with the power of words.

This event takes place at 6:30pm British Summer Time.

About Our Digital Programme:

In response to the global pandemic, How To Academy is curating a not-for-profit programme of live-streamed talks and conversations bringing you advice, insight and entertainment. Tickets are offered on a Pay What You Can basis, including a Free option for those who cannot afford more at this difficult time. Thank you for your help sustaining How To Academy through the crisis — and for enabling us to share new thinking from across the globe at a time when it has never been more important.

Books will be shipped after publication date of August 20th. Please note that due to the challenges of distribution during the global pandemic, some books may be delayed. If we experience any delay in getting your copy to you, we will contact you by email to let you know. Thank you for supporting a local London business, Primrose Hill Books.

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