What we'll do
The international bestseller: the tragic and triumphant story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary but little-known artists. 'Sad, beautiful, indignant, wrenching, important' - Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent.
Charlotte Salomon is born into a family stricken by suicide and a country at war. But there is something exceptional about her - she has a gift, a talent for painting. And she has a great love, for a brilliant, eccentric musician. But just as she is coming into her own as an artist, death is coming to control her country. The Nazis have come to power and, as a Jew in Berlin, Charlotte's life is narrowing, and she knows every second is precious.
Inspiring, unflinching, terrible and hopeful, Charlotte is the heartbreaking true story of a life filled with curiosity, animated by genius and cut short by hatred.