Natasha Walter is the founder of the charity Women for Refugee Women and the author, most recently, of A Quiet Life.
 (November 2017)

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IN THE REVIEW

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Natasha Walter’s great-grandparents, Mathias and Clementine Stein, with their children in Hamburg, Germany, late 1920s. The Steins died in the Holocaust in 1942; their children, including Walter’s grandmother Eva (center), survived.
After the June 2016 referendum in which Britain voted to leave the European Union, something new popped onto my to-do list, somewhere after Take back library books and before Book dentist appointment. Apply for German citizenship. My mother brought it up first over dinner one evening last autumn. Because of …