The Boy from Boskovice: A Father's Secret Life

By Vicky Unwin

What makes a good man bad? Nature or nurture? A story of secrets, lies, loss and abuse…

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

It's out of my hands now!

Have spent the past week poring over proofs and photos to make sure everything is ship-shape for you, dear reader!

Now it's back with the publishers who are sending it to print next month. I have loved looking at the photos again, here is a sneak preview. These are of my grandmother who features large in the book and Tom as a child.

By the way, copies are due before Christmas and Unbound will contact you shortly before to confirm address. Official pub date is 21 January...hold your breath about whether we can have a party or not...I haven't forgotten all those pledges fo drinks in the Groucho etc - it will happen one day!

Grete when she first met my grandfather - she was considered a real beauty.

Here she is again, still glamorous

Dad, his baby brother Sascha (Alexander) and older half-brother Honza (John), shortly after the death of Hermann Ungar

On holiday in Rab, Yugoslavia in 1936/7, Grete, Sascha and Tom, all blissfully unaware of what was about to happen at home

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