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.