The sunrise book by victoria hislop

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the sunrise book by victoria hislop

The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop

In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. An ambitious couple are about to open the islands most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony. Two neighbouring families, the Georgious and the Özkans, are among many who moved to Famagusta to escape the years of unrest and ethnic violence elsewhere on the island. But beneath the citys façade of glamour and success, tension is building.

When a Greek coup plunges the island into chaos, Cyprus faces a disastrous conflict. Turkey invades to protect the Turkish Cypriot minority, and Famagusta is shelled. Forty thousand people seize their most precious possessions and flee from the advancing soldiers. In the deserted city, just two families remain. This is their story.
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Thank you! The island of Cyprus provides the setting for this novel of politics and romance as the action moves from the pastoral to the volatile. The title alludes to an upscale hotel the Papacostas family is building, for the summer of is a prosperous time in Famagusta, a tourist mecca on the island. Savvas and Aphroditi Papacostas are a power couple. They already own a small hotel, the Paradise Beach, but realize how lucrative a high-rise hotel and nightclub could be, so they engage in a building project to bring upscale amenities to their new property.

In the summer of , Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. When a Greek coup plunges the island into chaos, Cyprus faces a disastrous conflict. Turkey invades to protect the Turkish Cypriot minority, and Famagusta is shelled. Forty thousand people seize their most precious possessions and flee from the advancing soldiers. In the deserted city, just two families remain. This is their story.

One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families from opposing sides of a war manage to establish. In Famagusta in Cyprus was a glamorous and commercially successful city with 40, inhabitants. Tourists flocked to its upmarket hotels and beautiful beaches and most of the locals — both Greek and Turkish Cypriots — were amicably employed in tourism. Then in the Turks invaded and Famugusta was abandoned, barbed-wired off, and left to rot exactly as it stood — and, 40 years later, that is still the situation. Running the new night club is Markos Georgiou. One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families of opposite persuasions manage to establish. Her characters are strong.

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