The Tattooist of Auschwitz

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Zusatztext A powerful evocation of the everyday horrors of life as a prisoner in a concentration camp . . . message of how true love can transcend even the most hellishly inhuman environments. This is a perfect novel for book clubs and readers of historical fiction Informationen zum Autor Born in New Zealand! Heather Morris lives and works in Melbourne! Australia. In 2003! she met Lale Sokolov! a meeting that changed both their lives. As their friendship grew! he entrusted her with the task of telling the world the innermost details of his life during the Holocaust. Klappentext The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov! two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. When Lale! given the job of tattooing the prisoners! saw Gita waiting in line! it was love at first sight. In that moment he determined to keep them both alive. This is a story of hope and of courage. Zusammenfassung One of the bestselling books of the 21st century and a Richard and Judy Bookclub Book of the Decade. Over five million copies sold worldwide. I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did, too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. Discover Cilka's Journey, the incredible bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz . Out now. Don't miss the conclusion to The Tattooist of Auschwitz Trilogy, Three Sisters . Available to pre-order now. ----- ' Extraordinary - moving, confronting and uplifting . . . I recommend it unreservedly ' Greame Simsion 'A moving and ultimately uplifting story of love, loyalties and friendship amidst the horrors of war . . . It's a triumph .' Jill Mansell ...

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. When Lale, given the job of tattooing the prisoners, saw Gita waiting in line, it was love at first sight. In that moment he determined to keep them both alive. This is a story of hope and of courage.



Zusammenfassung

One of the bestselling books of the 21st century and a Richard and Judy Bookclub Book of the Decade.

Over five million copies sold worldwide.

I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart.

In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did, too.

So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz.


Discover Cilka's Journey, the incredible bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Out now.


Don't miss the conclusion to The Tattooist of Auschwitz Trilogy, Three Sisters. Available to pre-order now.



-----

'Extraordinary - moving, confronting and uplifting . . . I recommend it unreservedly' Greame Simsion

'A moving and ultimately uplifting story of love, loyalties and friendship amidst the horrors of war . . . It's a triumph.' Jill Mansell

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Untertitel
Based on the powerful true story of Lale Sokolov
Autor
EAN
9781785763687
ISBN
1785763687
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Bonnier Books UK
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten
272
Gewicht
187g
Größe
H177mm x B112mm x T30mm
Jahr
2018
Untertitel
Englisch
Land
GB
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