A tale of hope, courage and resilience, this is the internationally bestselling memoir of a Dutch Jewish Resistance fighter and concentration camp survivor.
Selma van de Perre was a member of the Dutch Resistance organization TD Group during World War Two. Shortly after the war she moved to London, where she worked for the BBC and met her future husband, the Belgian journalist Hugo van de Perre. For a number of years she worked as foreign correspondent for a Dutch television station. In 1983 Selma van de Perre received the Dutch Resistance Commemoration Cross. She lives in London.
Shows us how to find hope in hopelessness and light in darkness. *
EDITH EGER, author of THE CHOICE and THE GIFT *
An incredible tale of heroics and survival. * Dan Snow's History Hit *
Astonishing, inspirational and important... Now, more than ever, we all need to hear Selma van de Perre's words and experiences. * ARIANA NEUMANN, author of When Time Stopped *
With the possible exception of Anne Frank, there seems to be no other wartime account that so profoundly relates a young woman's coming of age, emotionally and politically... A full-length, first-hand thriller. * The Jewish Chronicle *