I Wrote a Novel About My Family. What Could Go Wrong?

All writers are thieves but when it comes to stealing from your own flesh and blood — that way danger lies

The Financial Times
Jun 1, 2018 · 9 min read
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By Francesca Jakobi

In the wedding photograph my grandmother is not quite smiling. She is wearing white from top to toe — the only one to do so; the bride wore turquoise —…