I Seek a Kind Person by Julian Borger

I Seek a Kind Person: My father, seven children and the adverts that helped them escape the holocaust, by Julian Borger. Review by Ruth Tod

‘I had known about these things in my head but not really known it in my heart and body, until I read these deeply-expressive accounts.' | Photo: Book cover of I Seek a Kind Person

The title of this new book is the first line of an advertisement that was placed in the tuition column of The Manchester Guardian in August 1938, by Leo and Erna Borger. The full advertisement read: ‘I Seek a kind person who will educate my Boy, aged 11. Viennese of good family. Borger, 5/12 Hintzerstrasse. Vienna 5.’

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