In the three related storylines, identity is the central theme, which makes for good filmable drama. As wise men would say, the knowledge of your roots and past determines the life you lead. After years of no contact with his father, Mark (the main character) is taken aback when he suddenly receives a call from him at a hospital. Erich, a six-year old Jewish boy, is found murdered at Auschwitz, as he and his parents were traveling to Westerbork. And Daisy, who is a rejected teacher, yearns for friendship. These stories come together in a special way as the characters discover their true selves.
Ronald Frijda (The Hague, 1947) is a post-war Jewish child. After working as an automation expert, he has decided to publish his debut novel, No Longer Yourself, for his inner child.