New spins on diary of Anne Frank

Two books pay homage to the girl who hid from Nazis during the Holocaust: A graphic adaption and a novel that imagines what her life would have been like if she had survived

A dream sequence (left) from Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation (right) by Anne Frank, Ari Folman and David Polonsky.
A dream sequence (left) from Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation (right) by Anne Frank, Ari Folman and David Polonsky. PHOTO: ANNE FRANK FONDS BASEL

If Jewish diarist Anne Frank had survived the Holocaust, she would be 90 years old this year.

More than 70 years after she died at age 15 in a death camp, her story of hiding in a secret annex for two years from the Nazis continues to find new lives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2019, with the headline 'New spins on diary of Anne Frank'. Subscribe