16th deal for 'The High Nest'
Previously, rights were sold to the USA, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland, France, Portugal, Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, Slovakia, Russia, Poland and Albania
The High Nest tells the compelling story about the persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands, based on the lives of Janny and Lien Brilleslijper, two courageous Jewish sisters in the resistance, letting many Jews go into hiding in the house 't Hooge Nest.
The US-edition of the book - The Sisters of Auschwitz - reached the 2nd rank on The New York Times bestseller list Paperback Nonfiction. The book stayed in the list for weeks. The Sisters of Auschwitz was published in the United States (Harper Collins) on August 26, with a first print run of 95,000 copies. The New York Times published an extensive interview with Roxane van Iperen about the war, Jewish resistance and about the way Janny and Lien Brilleslijper staged their own form of resistance.