Bronka Schneider and her husband, Joseph, were two of the 30,000 Austrian Jews admitted as refugees to Great Britain between March 1938 and 2 September 1939. It was not until 1960, however, that Bronka wrote her memoir about the year she spent as a housekeeper, with Joseph as a butler, in a Scottish castle. Bronka tells of daily encounters -- with her employers, the English lady and her husband; the village locals; other refugees; and a family of evacuees from the slums of Glasgow.

Exile: A Memoir of 1939 1998, Ohio State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814208083

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