The secret Nazi family history that inspired Ben Elton’s novel: Comedian’s uncle was made to join German army as rest of family were condemned to die

The Mail on Sunday 28th October 2012 By Emily Hill It is the deeply personal and heartfelt story he has wanted to tell all his life. But only in middle-age has Ben Elton finally felt he has the maturity and experience to commit it to paper. The one-time enfant terrible of the Eighties ‘alternative comedy’ [...]