Author(s): Peter Lantos
Presents a story of a young boy's journey from a sleepy provincial town in Hungary during the Second World War to the concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen. This book is a child's recollection of a journey full of surprise, excitement, bereavement and terror. It is a testimony of survival and overcoming obstacles.
"Lantos has not only written a moving and sensitively narrated memoir, but he has also done an expert job of sleuthing his family's history in order to fill the heartbreaking gaps left by the Holocaust." "-- "Richard Zimler, author, "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon"
Peter Lantos is a clinical neuroscientist who has recently retired from a Chair at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. He is internationally renowned in his field and edited the leading textbook in neuropathology. Born in Hungary, he has been living in London for nearly four decades.