Brave the weather with Tom Palmer as he tours the settings of his book, After the War. From the hills over Windermere and aboard a small boat on the lake, Tom explains how he researches a book by allowing you to enjoy one of England’s most beautiful landscapes, while hearing the story of three boys who survived the Holocaust, arriving in Cumbria to rebuild their lives following World War II.

Click below to buy the book from our Waterstones Cheltenham Literature Festival bookshop. Every purchase supports Cheltenham Festivals.

After The War


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