THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
Helga Schneider, born in 1937 in Steinberg, now in Poland, spent her childhood in Berlin. When her mother left the family in 1941 to become a concentration camp guard, Helga Schneider was brought up first by her stepmother, and then in boarding-schools. Since 1963 she has lived as a freelance writer in Bologna.
A powerful, painful book about moral responsibility * Guardian
Remarkable... Helga Schneider's frank account is desperately sad and powerful. Unforgettable * Jewish Telegraph *
Frightening and fascinating * Mail on Sunday *
Let Me Go grips the reader completely * Glasgow Herald *
The book evocatively portrays the deprivations of wartime Berlin and the devastating emotional impact of one evil individual * Irish Times *