By Charlotte Oliver, May 16, 2014
It is a haunting and triumphant testimony of human endurance. Young Jewish girl escapes the Nazis and treks 1,900 miles in search of her parents — living with a pack of wolves along the way. It is also entirely fictitious.
Now, Misha Defonesca, the Belgian author and subject of Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years, has been ordered to pay £13.3m back to her publisher.