Wim’s Jewish friend Esther disappears with her family in Holland during the Second World War. Wim fears that his friend is dead. Esther and her family actually survive the war under very special circumstances, yet it takes seventy years before Wim finally learns the truth.
The Spy in the Apple Tree is set in presentday Israel and the ruins of Europe seventy years ago. The story is based on true events.
This is an independent sequel to The Tulip Boy, an acclaimed novel also based on a true story.