The Icon Hunter

I’m a refugee, turned culture crime watcher on a quest to preserve historical and sacred artifacts looted by war.

The Book

I dedicate this book to every refugee in the world, to Cyprus, and to future generations who continue to fight for the world’s cultural heritage.

The Icon Hunter 1st Edition Pegasus Books

“Hadjitofi’s journey is endearing, and she brings the plight of the Cypriots into sharper focus. An intimate trek into the venal world of art looting and selling.” – Kirkus Reviews

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Stolen Artifact

Protecting Cultural Heritage

This looted fresco tells the story of every refugee.

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Book Review

“Vividly brings to life all the passion, drama, and danger of the noble – ultimately successful – quest of this heroine of cultural activism”

Gary Vikan
Author of Sacred and Stolen

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Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage

Santa Barbara Independent (April 2018) Tasoula Hadjitofi is the author of The Icon Hunter: A Refugee’s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation’s Stolen Heritage. Born in Famagusta, Cyprus, Hadjitofi and her family became refugees after the Turkish army invaded in 1974. Hadjitofi...

Empowering Refugees

Culture Crime Watchers Worldwide Embraces Refugees. Migrants and refugees can play an important role in salvaging the heritage of the countries they have been forced to leave. The refugee’s instant concerns are material – food, shelter, clothing. But the loss of home...

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