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Art critic Laura Cumming unravels the mystery of her mother's disappearance as a child, using clues found in the family photo album. Read by Laura Cumming and Susan Jameson.

In her new book, the art critic Laura Cumming unravels the mystery of her mother's disappearance one day in late 1929. Five days went by before she was found unharmed, but she remembered nothing of these events and the silence about what happened remained for fifty years when the circumstances of her kidnap came to light. Laura finds clues in everyday objects and crucially the family photo album, and her search for the truth uncovers a series of secrets, betrayals and heartache. Read by Laura Cumming and Susan Jameson.

Abridged by Katrin Williams
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

14 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 Jul 2019 00:30

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