Jeremy Dronfield is a biographer, historian, novelist and former archaeologist. His recent non-fiction titles include Beyond the Call and Dr James Barry- A Woman Ahead of Her Time.
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 * A devastating yet extraordinary account * Eastern Daily Press * A defiant record of a horrific experience * Blouin Artinfo * 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 * 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 * 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 * Extraordinary * Observer * A deeply humane account. This book could not be more timely and deserves the widest possible readership * Daily Express * The inspiring true story of Gustav and Fritz Kleinmann, an Austrian father and son who managed to survive internments in concentration camps from Buchenwald to Auschwitz. Dronfield draws extensively on Gustav's diary, allowing us inside the incredible bond between father and son that kept them together through harrowing experiences, and, like all the best narrative nonfiction, the story is both immersive and extraordinary. Deeply moving and brimming with humanity. * Guardian * An extraordinary tale * The Times (Best Books of 2019) * An emotionally devastating story of courage - and survival * i *