The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

By Heather Morris

  • Release Date : 2018-01-11
  • Genre : Fiction & Literature
  • FIle Size : 1.40 MB
Score: 5
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz For readers of Schindler's List, The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances.

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.

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'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

'A sincere . . . moving attempt to speak the unspeakable' Sunday Times

Reviews

  • Graham

    5
    By BishBashBongYerDone
    Spellbound! The final pages are particularly poignant; love in all forms is paramount! Lale had the pure essence of love running through him without even acknowledging it. What a humanitarian he was. A soulful read.
  • Great read

    5
    By Bow1979
    Couldn’t put it down very sad,but well written
  • Turned a non-reader into a true bookworm!

    5
    By loltrain3
    I'm not one for picking up a book, I'd much rather watch a TV programme or film but something came over me and I felt that I needed to read. I chose this as it was in the charts and I had recently visited Germany so my interest in the war had been ignited. After finishing one chapter, I was hooked! I completed it over one weekend and was so engrossed that I stayed up until the early hours of a morning just to find out how it finished. A truly lovely, romantic and thought provoking read made even better by the truth in it all.
  • Brilliant!

    5
    By Slik Singh
    Amazing story, worth your time!
  • Poignant

    5
    By Daisysaunt
    Very poignant and powerful story, felt rushed at times nearer the end however this is how it goes when writing about true stories I suppose, definitely worth a read
  • Auschwitz- Hate is the greenest weed that you’ve grown.

    5
    By NadiaWitham
    A rare heart-warming story involving a Place, and a period within history that held such horror. It’s moving. It’s heart breaking. It’s so filled with horror you’d think it wasn’t real. That it was a Hollywood creation. I have studied the Holocaust for seven years, I have read countless books and watched months worth of film and documentaries. But this book still got to me. A must-read for all. We will remember.
  • A MUST READ!

    5
    By alisoncox3
    This is without doubt the best book I have read in years. The true story of this courageous man and his amazing journey is heartbreaking but uplifting all at once. I couldn’t put it down. I cried and I smiled. The book has left me with a much better understanding of the hell these poor people went through. They have my undying respect and love.
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    5
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  • Loved it!

    5
    By BjFletcher
    One of the best books I’ve read for a while. Both heartbreaking and uplifting it really paints a vivid picture of the terrible things that Lale, Gita and many, many others endured.
  • The Tattooist Of Auschwitz

    5
    By Royley69
    Having recently visited the 2 camps of Auschwitz And Berkenau the book is really brought to life as I visited the blocks in the camp and areas of the camp Lale talks about. This is a gripping read and I literally read it within a day of purchasing it. A harrowing story of survival from day one of leaving his home town until his return 5*

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