The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust.
Jeremy Dronfield is a biographer, historian, novelist and former archaeologist. His recent non-fiction titles include Beyond the Call and Dr James Barry- A Woman Ahead of Her Time.
An emotionally devastating story of courage - and survival *
An extraordinary tale * The Times (Best Books of 2019) *
A deeply humane account. This book could not be more timely and deserves the widest possible readership * Daily Express *
Extraordinary * Observer *
We should all read this shattering book about the Holocaust. An astonishing story of the unbreakable bond between a father and a son. Brilliantly researched and written with searing clarity * Daily Mail *
An extraordinary tale of endurance and filial love. It is a miraculous story with many twists and Dronfield tells it well in an energetic and lively style * The Times *
This book tells their extraordinary tale of surviving tale of surviving five and a half years in Nazi prison camps * The Times, 100 Best Books for Summer *
A defiant record of a horrific experience * Blouin Artinfo *
A devastating yet extraordinary account * Eastern Daily Press *
Through the horrors, there was one constant that kept them alive; the love between father and son. Gustav's secret diary and meticulous archive research, tell this story for the first time * Sunday Express *