An event with

Ariana Neumann

When Time Stopped

Thursday 27th February 2020 at 6:30pm

Daunt Books Hampstead

Tickets £5.00

Description

As a child in Venezuela, Ariana Neumann is fascinated by the enigma of her father, who appears to be the epitome of success and strength, but who wakes at night screaming in a language she doesn’t recognise. One day she finds an old identity document bearing his picture – but someone else’s name. From a box of papers her father leaves for her when he dies, Ariana meticulously uncovers the extraordinary truth of his escape from Nazi-occupied Prague. She follows him across Europe and reveals his astonishing choice to assume a fake identity and live out the war undercover, spying for the Allies in Berlin.

Spanning nearly ninety years and crossing oceans, When Time Stopped is a powerful and beautifully wrought memoir in which Ariana comes to know the family that has been lost – and, ultimately, her own beloved father. Ariana will be chatting about the book with Dan Stone, Professor of Modern History at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and director of its Holocaust Research Institute.

Event Details

Thursday 27th February 2020 Event starts at 6:30pm
Tickets are £5.00 and include a glass of wine and 20% off the author's books.

Venue address:

Daunt Books Hampstead
51 South End Road,
London NW3 2QB

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