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Bart Van Es Wins Costa Book of the Year!

Huge congratulations to Bart Van Es, whose THE CUT OUT GIRL has been named the Costa Book of the Year. The book follows the life of one young Jewish girl, Lien, who fled to the Netherlands. There she found refuge with Jans and Henk van Es, the author’s grandparents.

The judges called the book “extraordinary”, and The Guardian described it as “deeply moving”.