How Lucian Freud’s girl beat dyslexia to become a novelist.

As her seventh book is published Esther Freud tells Katie Law in the London Evening Standard of her struggle to read and write, her expulsion from drama school and how she has her father’s work ethic.

It’s hard to believe that Esther Freud, who is about to publish her seventh novel, battled with dyslexia as a child and didn’t learn to read or write properly until she was 11.