Anne Frank’s Literary Connections

In the award-winning 1959 film The Diary of Anne Frank, we see a mercurial Anne on the first day of her arrival in the secret annexe finally wind down with a book. She reads the last sentence out loud and we recognise A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens’s historical novel set in eighteenth-century French…

Anne Frank and After

A brief history of Dutch Jews which focuses specifically on the Holocaust, Anne Frank and After fills an important niche in English-language works on Dutch history and literature. It provides a succinct introduction for students of Dutch history, culture and literature, balancing brevity with interesting detail taken from both historical and literary sources. The book…