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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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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‘If only I could recover one icon from the Turks.’ – NRC.nl

Tasoula Hadjitofi had to flee her birthplace in Cyprus as a child. Now she has been chasing looted art for years. 'It might sound like I'm some kind of James Bond, but you must understand that there is a big downside to this kind of life.' When Tasoula Hadjitofi is in...

Poetic inspirations

I’ve always been a fan of the esteemed Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature on nine different occasions and has a sea of quotes attributed to him. Two of them, in particular, really strike a chord with me. One is on his...

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