When an old woman storms into the Rijks Museum demanding the return of her painting, archivist Ruth Braams cannot quell her curiosity. Ruth delves into the history of the piece and discovers a picture with a disturbing wartime provenance.
An intriguing story about the Nazi theft of art during the Second World War. The depiction of Amsterdam and the Dutch by a non-Dutchman is quite accurate, although there are some small errors. A good read.