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Acclaimed author Professor Bart van Es, will be speaking about his award-winning novel, The Cut Out Girl – A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found.
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2018, The Cut Out Girl tells the story of Lien de Jong, a girl taken to a foster family (Bart’s own grandparents) to be hidden away from the Nazis during the Holocaust.
‘Superb. This is a necessary book – painful, harrowing, tragic, but also uplifting’ The Times
‘Deeply moving. Van Es writes with an almost Sebaldian simplicity and understatement’ Guardian
“Van Es has created a masterpiece of history and memoir” Evening Standard