In Being Krystyna, Agnieszka appears as the reluctant biographer of an inspirational lady who survived the Holocaust. Agnieszka is also a real person, also from Poland, and a friend of author Carol Browne. Carol interviewed Agnieszka about her experiences of not just appearing in a book but also...
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Interview with a real life character
Posted by Carol Browne on 28 Nov 2016
Posted by Carol Browne on 27 Jan 2020
In 2020, Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia. The fact that ethnic cleansing has continued is a chilling reminder that the racism and intolerance of the Nazis has never gone away. The dwindling...
The importance of remembering
Posted by Carol Browne on 11 Nov 2017
As Remembrance Day draws near and with it the first anniversary of the publication of my book Being Krystyna-A Story of Survival in WWII, I find I have been reflecting on these past twelve months and all the changes I’ve seen. One of the saddest events of the past year was the death of Krystyna...
Personal Stories Are Vital Records
Posted by Carol Browne on 26 Jan 2017
*Friday 27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day and also sees the UK release of Denial, a film based on the true court case involving Holocaust denier David Irving. These events will focus people’s attention on what happened of course, but Dilliebooks founder Sharon McKee believes we need to...
Posted by Carol Browne on 5 Mar 2017
We are deeply saddened by the news that holocaust survivor Krystyna Porsz has passed away. Carol Browne, author of Being Krystyna, pays tribute to a truly remarkable lady.
This week I had some very sad news. Krystyna Porsz, the subject of my novella Being Krystyna, died at the age of 95...
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