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Island, the (2005) [Novel]
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On the brink of her own life-changing decision, Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mother's past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All she admits to is growing up in a small Cretan village before moving to London. When Alexis decides to visit Crete, however, Sofia gives her daughter a letter to take to an old friend, and promises that through her she will learn more.

Arriving in Plaka, Alexis is astonished to see that it lies a stone's throw from the tiny, deserted island of Spinalonga - Greece's former leper colony. Then she finds Fortini, and at last hears the story that Sofia has buried all her life: the tale of her great-grandmother Eleni and her daughters and a family rent by tragedy, war and passion. She discovers how intimately she is connected with the island, and how secrecy holds them all in its powerful grip...

Original title: The Island
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That BindMultigenerational Sagas

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Island, the (2005)
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Language: English

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Island, the (2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Headline Review
ISBN: 0755309502

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