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by Hislop, Victoria

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TitleThe thread
Author / Responsible partyHislop, Victoria
GenreDomestic fiction.
TopicsDomestic fiction. Historical fiction. Interpersonal relations -- Fiction. Grandparents -- Fiction. Thessaloniki (Greece) -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city. Five years later, young Katerina escapes to Greece when her home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she finds herself on a boat to an unknown destination. From that day the lives of Dimitri and Katerina become entwined. Thessaloniki, 2007. A young Anglo-Greek hears the life story of his grandparents for the first time and realises he has a decision to make. For many decades, they have looked after the memories and treasures of people who have been forcibly driven from their beloved city. Should he become their new custodian? Should he stay or should he go?

Additional Information

System control numberS12976
Original Print PublisherLondon : Headline Review, 2011.
NarratorJonathan Keeble.
Narrator NameJonathan Keeble.
Participant or performer noteJonathan Keeble.
Narrators GenderMale narrator