E–pub [The Thread] by Victoria Hislop


  • Paperback
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  • The Thread
  • Victoria Hislop
  • Portuguese
  • 02 March 2019
  • 9789722635264

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DOWNLOAD The Thread î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Tessalonica 1917 No dia em ue Dimitri Komninos nasce um incêndio devastador varre a próspera cidade grega onde cristãos judeus e muçulmanos vivem lado a lado Cinco anos mais tarde a casa de Katerina Sarafoglou na Ásia Menor é destruída pelo exército turco No meio do caos Katerina perde. The sweeping historical detail of this book carried me through the first third before something started to niggle I just couldn t engage with the characters and their reactions to things constantly surprised me as a reader I ofen find myself seeing and feeling through the eyes of a character but with this book I stayed an outside observer When I started to analyse what the probelm was I realised that although the author is very good at the history part when it comes to people she writes in a very spare and detached way She doesn t show the reader how a character is feeling she tells them which for me meant that I never felt what the characters were feeling It suprised me constantly that I didn t feel the fear and pain I was being told that the characters were experiencing and it meant that I spent the whole reading experience from the outside never being absorbed into it I couldn t help comparing it to City of Shadows by Ariana Franklin the late Diana Normanwhich begins in Berlin in 1922 and looks at the rise of Nazism from a Jewish and German perspective I have never felt oppression and fear like I did in that book and it stayed with me for a very long time afterwards If I could give any advice to Ms Hislop it would be to please SHOW not TELL Ni bestias ni dioses ue Dimitri Komninos nasce Ek Chithrha Sukh um incêndio devastador varre a próspera cidade grega onde cristãos judeus e muçulmanos vivem lado a lado Cinco anos mais tarde a casa de Katerina Sarafoglou na Ásia Menor é destruída pelo exército turco No meio do caos Katerina perde. The sweeping historical detail of this book carried me through the first third before something started to niggle I just couldn t engage with the characters and their reactions to things constantly surprised me as a reader I ofen find myself seeing and feeling through the eyes of a character but with this book I stayed an outside observer When I started to analyse what the probelm was I realised that although the author is very good at the history part when it comes to people she writes in a very spare and detached way She doesn t show the reader how a character is feeling she tells them which for me meant that I never felt what the characters were feeling It suprised me constantly that I didn t feel the fear and pain I was being told that the characters were experiencing and it meant that I spent the whole reading experience from the outside never being absorbed into it I couldn t help comparing it to City of Shadows by Ariana Franklin the late Diana Normanwhich begins in Berlin in 1922 and looks at the rise of Nazism from a Jewish and German perspective I have never felt oppression and fear like I did in that book and it stayed with me for a very long time afterwards If I could give any advice to Ms Hislop it would be to please SHOW not TELL

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DOWNLOAD The Thread î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB A mãe e embarca para um destino desconhecido na Grécia Não tarda muito para ue a sua vida se entrelace com a de Dimitri e com a história da própria cidade enuanto guerras medos e perseguições começam a dividir o seu povo Tessalonica 2007 Um jovem anglo grego ouve a história de vida dos. Thessaloniki 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city where Christians Jews and Moslems live side by side It is the first of many catastrophic events that will change for ever this city as war fear and persecution begin to divide its people 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 with each other and with the story of the city itselfThessaloniki 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 goThis made an interesting read from an historical point of view but in terms of characterisation it was poor I didn t really engage with the characters I didn t feel the heat or the cold or the fear or the hunger To me a good novel is that I m so lost in the plot that I feel that I m there this book didn t come near thatI thorough enjoyed The Island couldn t get into The Return and wouldn t really recommend The Thread Ni bestias ni dioses um destino desconhecido na Grécia Não tarda muito para Ek Chithrha Sukh ue a sua vida se entrelace com a de Dimitri e com a história da própria cidade enuanto guerras medos e perseguições começam a dividir o seu povo Tessalonica 2007 Um jovem anglo grego ouve a história de vida dos. Thessaloniki 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city where Christians Jews and Moslems live side by side It is the first of many catastrophic events that will change for ever this city as war fear and persecution begin to divide its people 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 Mapa Regional Castilla y León, Madrid unknown destination From that day the lives of Dimitri and Katerina become entwined with each other and with the story of the city itselfThessaloniki 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 goThis made an interesting read from an historical point of view but in terms of characterisation it was poor I didn t really engage with the characters I didn t feel the heat or the cold or the fear or the hunger To me a good novel is that I m so lost in the plot that I feel that I m there this book didn t come near thatI thorough enjoyed The Island couldn t get into The Return and wouldn t really recommend The Thread

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DOWNLOAD The Thread î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Seus avós e pela primeira vez apercebe se de ue tem uma decisão a tomar Durante muitas décadas os seus avós foram os guardiões das memórias e dos tesouros das pessoas ue foram forçadas a abandonar a cidade Será ue está na altura de ele assumir esse papel e fazer dauela cidade a sua ca. Oh yes this woman really LOVES Greece That was on my mind while reading The ThreadReminded me of my thoughts exactly when many years ago I was devouring The IslandIt s so obvious that Victoria Hislop has done an immense historical research about greek history before writing her books That s why she can so thoroughly narrate big parts of it as a background of her plots The action is captivating and easy to follow Interesting stories well spread over many decadesThe Thread history of Thessaloniki Greeks Muslims Jews living together in harmony in this prosperous multicultural city Minor Asia Smyrni persecutions massacres refugees fire of 1917 complete devastation population exchange World Wars German atrocities famine Jews Holocaust jewish ritual objects lost or hidden greek national division communism resistance EAM Thessaloniki earthuake in 1978Hislop s heroes are trying to survive not always with success through all these difficult times Their lives get tangled up with each other s history and the author does a really good job in unfolding her characters during such an era 4 stars instead of 5 because although I really enjoyed and got caught up once again in Hislop s writing and the story 600pages in 4 days I found a few parts missingFor example how come Katerina and her mother dont feel the URGE to finally get back together even once or why the relationship of Dimitri and Katerina has to stay silent unexpressed and lukewarm until the end For me while I found very emotional the Jews storyline and their ending I d prefer that Victoria Hislop would make us feel a little bit of her characters sentiments and not so much tell us their feelingsNevertheless I strongly recommend The Thread and Victoria Hoslop s writing as I always admire her research her deep look even on secondary historical events and her details in people s cultureway of life Being a Greek I couldnot but thank her enough for staying persistent and loving my country so much Historia De La Argentina Deseada Ensayo ue tem This Is Not That Dawn uma decisão a tomar Durante muitas décadas os seus avós foram os guardiões das memórias e dos tesouros das pessoas El juego de Sade ue foram forçadas a abandonar a cidade Será Girl of Nightmares up with each other s history and the author does a really good job in The Very Expensive Coconut unfolding her characters during such an era 4 stars instead of 5 because although I really enjoyed and got caught The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story up once again in Hislop s writing and the story 600pages in 4 days I found a few parts missingFor example how come Katerina and her mother dont feel the URGE to finally get back together even once or why the relationship of Dimitri and Katerina has to stay silent Ayodhya unexpressed and lukewarm May God Bless You Dear until the end For me while I found very emotional the Jews storyline and their ending I d prefer that Victoria Hislop would make The Sun that Rose from the Earth us feel a little bit of her characters sentiments and not so much tell Sonetos del Amor Oscuro ; Divan del Tamarit us their feelingsNevertheless I strongly recommend The Thread and Victoria Hoslop s writing as I always admire her research her deep look even on secondary historical events and her details in people s cultureway of life Being a Greek I couldnot but thank her enough for staying persistent and loving my country so much


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