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Gemma Arterton reads Vesna Maric's account of coming to Britain as a 16-year-old asylum seeker, after fleeing the conflict in Bosnia in 1992.

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01The Whole World Seemed To Change *20090119

As school breaks up in the summer of 1992, the shelling begins in Mostar.

In the summer of 1992, the shelling begins in Mostar.

01The Whole World Seemed To Change *20090119

As school breaks up in the summer of 1992, the shelling begins in Mostar.

In the summer of 1992, the shelling begins in Mostar.

02Welcome To Britain20090120

Vesna and her sister try to forge a new life in the Lake District while their parents remain under fire in Bosnia.

Vesna and her sister try to forge a new life in the Lake District.

02Welcome To Britain20090120

Vesna and her sister try to forge a new life in the Lake District while their parents remain under fire in Bosnia.

Vesna and her sister try to forge a new life in the Lake District.

03Independence20090121

Vesna's sister returns to Bosnia and she is left alone in Penrith to cope with dodgy digs and an even dodgier flatmate.

03Independence20090121

Vesna's sister returns to Bosnia and she is left alone in Penrith to cope with dodgy digs and an even dodgier flatmate.

04A Place By The Sea20090122

Vesna makes plans to move to Hull.

She knows it is by the sea, and so looks forward to sandy beaches, palm trees and promenades.

Vesna plans to move to Hull, hoping to find sandy beaches, palm trees and promenades.

04A Place By The Sea20090122

Vesna makes plans to move to Hull.

She knows it is by the sea, and so looks forward to sandy beaches, palm trees and promenades.

Vesna plans to move to Hull, hoping to find sandy beaches, palm trees and promenades.

05 LASTComing Home20090123

Gemma Arterton reads Vesna Maric's account of coming to Britain as a 16-year-old asylum seeker, after fleeing the conflict in Bosnia in 1992.

Vesna receives a letter from the Home Office that will decide her fate.

05 LASTComing Home20090123

Gemma Arterton reads Vesna Maric's account of coming to Britain as a 16-year-old asylum seeker, after fleeing the conflict in Bosnia in 1992.

Vesna receives a letter from the Home Office that will decide her fate.