The Empty City

(De lege stad)

Simone van der Vlugt

The Empty City

On 14th May 1940 Rotterdam suffered the heaviest bombing of all the Netherlands. For the newly married Katja this means the end of her carefree life. She loses almost half her family. Together with her husband she takes in her remaining little brothers and sisters. She is determined to get them through the war alive. But the grimmer life gets the harder it is to survive and protect them all.


  • AmboAnthos NL (original publisher)