• 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

  • 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