A powerful contribution to Holocaust literature ... presented with emotional clarity and intense sympathy. New Yorker
Searing theatre that cuts across a continuum of suffering to the very heart of what unifies us as human --The Times
I defy anyone who is a mother or a daughter not to feel a shiver up the spine and the prick of tears as three generations of women count the price of survival...This play tells a true story in more ways than one. --Guardian
Diane Samuels' tale of a nine-year-old Jewish girl escaping an increasingly dangerous pre-War Germany for the relatively safe confines of Manchester has become a classic. --The Stage
About the Author
Diane Samuels was born in Liverpool in 1960 and worked as a drama teacher before becoming a full time writer in 1992. She lives in north London.