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Joseph Pearce

Joseph Pearce is the author of the Radiobook Legacy. In this story we meet an elderly guide in the ‘De Gebeurtenis’ (The Event) Museum who, on the eve of his retirement, starts to worry about the way younger generations regard history.

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Joseph Pearce

At the age of fourteen Joseph Pearce (b. 1951) discovered that his father was not British but a German of Jewish descent who had fled to England a year after the war broke out, and here assumed a new name and identity. A Fleming by birth but with an English name, Pearce incorporated his family history in his much-praised novels Koloniale waren and Maanzaad and in the autobiographical family chronicle Land van belofte.

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