The Tattooist of Auschwitz

the heart-breaking and unforgettable Sunday Times bestseller

von Heather Morris

E-Book (EPUB)
368 Seiten
Sprache English
2018 Bonnier Publishing Fiction
ISBN 978-1-78576-366-3


<b>For readers of <i>Schindler's List</i>, <i>The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz</i> and <i>The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas</i> comes a heart-breaking story of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances.</b><br><br><i><b>I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart.</b></i><br><i><b></b></i><br>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. <br><br>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.<br><br>So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz.<br><br>-----<br><br>'<b>Extraordinary</b> - moving, confronting and uplifting . . . I <b>recommend it unreservedly</b>' <b>Greame Simsion</b><br><br>'A <b>moving</b> and ultimately <b>uplifting</b> story of love, loyalties and friendship amidst the horrors of war . . . It's <b>a triumph</b>.' <b>Jill Mansell</b><br><b></b><br><b></b>'A sincere . . . <b>moving </b>attempt to <b>speak the unspeakable</b>' <i>Sunday Times</i>

Werbliche Überschrift

<b>For readers of <i>Schindler's List</i>, <i>The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz</i> and <i>The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas </i></b>

Biografische Anmerkung zu den Verfassern

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.