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Bart van Es: The Cut Out Girl

COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR

In conversation with Hannah Beckerman

Sunday 17 March 2019, 8-9pm

King's College School, Wimbledon (New Concert Hall)

£20 (under 19s £12.50) includes a copy of The Cut Out Girl (pb: £9.99)

A chance to hear from the prize winning author of this important Holocaust story

Bart van Es's Costa winning book tells the story of Lien, a Jewish girl who escaped persecution in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. Lien spent time in the household of Van Es’s grandparents before being “cut out” of yet another temporary family. van Es's work is both the resolution of a family mystery and an account of harrowing trauma.

Bart van Es is a Professor of English Literature at the Univerity of Oxford.

The event will be followed by a book signing.

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