11 min

Victoria Hislop: Pages of Histor‪y‬ We'll Always Have Athens

    • Places & Travel

British author Victoria Hislop first visited Athens as a teenager, during the summer of 1977, and was captivated by the heat, the people … and feta. Since then she’s been back nearly every year and credits Athens as a major source of inspiration for her work, which includes her bestselling historical novel, The Island. In this episode, she takes us on a journey back to 20th-century Athens through her latest book, Those Who Are Loved, and talks about how the city continues to inspire her as an author to this day.

British author Victoria Hislop first visited Athens as a teenager, during the summer of 1977, and was captivated by the heat, the people … and feta. Since then she’s been back nearly every year and credits Athens as a major source of inspiration for her work, which includes her bestselling historical novel, The Island. In this episode, she takes us on a journey back to 20th-century Athens through her latest book, Those Who Are Loved, and talks about how the city continues to inspire her as an author to this day.

11 min

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