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W. A. Castle

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  • The Sunrise

  • By: Victoria Hislop
  • Narrated by: Carole Boyd
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 245

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 open the island's 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 city's façade of glamour and success, tension is building.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • OK

  • By Ms on 17-10-14

Twists and Turns

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-10-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, a moving family saga.

What did you like best about this story?

The history.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The escape.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was sad in places.

Any additional comments?

I remember this happening at the time.

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