|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Eva Figes||
At her first school in England, Eva suffered the hostility of other children and often took sanctuary in the house next door. This house operated as a refuge for German-Jewish children who had reached England...
|Textual Features||Gillian Allnutt|
|Textual Features||Nina Bawden||
The novel is about Annie May, a phenomenally courageous young woman, who as a child has survived first abandonment and ill treatment (on a hill farm in Wales where she was a wartime evacuee), and...
|Textual Features||Muriel Box||
MB 's book is fun and funny to read. A late, deadpan, unstressed detail has David, now happily married to Hermione, known therefore as Dr David O'Hannagan. The story also goes deeper than a mere...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Gillian Allnutt||
Lisa Williams writes that poetry about family and familial inheritance is risky, but Allnutt does not fall prey to sentimentality, partly because objects like the spoon . . . serve as the locus for memory...
4 August 1944
The Dutch Jewish family of Otto Frank , including fifteen-year old Anne Frank , were betrayed to the Gestapo after more than two years of hiding in their secret annexe above the offices at 263...
Adolescent diarist Anne Frank died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, probably of typhus. The camp was liberated by British forces a month later.
15 April 1945
The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was liberated by British soldiers (one of whom later became the father of the poet Gillian Allnutt ). Buchenwald too was liberated, by Americans.