Born Warsaw 1925 Escaped from Poland via France in 1940 In 2008 he is 83 years old
When he arrives in Liverpool he is afraid that his past will catch up with him so he shortens his name
Family Mother Father Brother Marek Brother Pawel Sister Anka
Ma'x brothers join the Army but afetr the defeat of Warsaw they return to the farm and set up a resistance movement in the forest. Max is only 15 and against his Mother's wishes he joins them. After his sister is raped he kills the rapist and escapes across Europe to get away from the local police
Sailed from St Jean de Luz in June 1940. Landed in Plymouth and then travels up to Liverpool to Join the Army in Liverpool (Aintree Race course) Meets Rosie's Dad when he runs away from Aintree - gtes a job as Tommy's 'Minder'
Early 60's (65?) Tommy agrees that Max should set up his own business in London. He moves down with Rosie and the baby to Limehouse. When he starts making money he wants to turn 'respectable' and buys a large house in the suburbs of Chingford.
This will be the start of the story. Dom is going to meet Max for dinner when he finds out that his next patient is his grandfather.
Dom should be the anchor that holds the story together - his investigations into his family tree will mirror Max's story as he drifts in and out of Consciousness