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The acclaimed best-selling classic of Holocaust literature, winner of the Booker Prize and the inspiration for the classic film Schindler's List

In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow. He was a womaniser, a heavy drinker and a bon viveur, but to them he became a saviour. 

A stunning novel based on the extraordinary true story of German war profiteer and factory director Oskar Schindler, who came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II. 

In this milestone of Holocaust literature, Thomas Keneally, author of Daughter of Mars, uses the actual testimony of the Schindlerjuden - Schindler’s Jews - to brilliantly portray the courage and cunning of a good man in the midst of unspeakable evil.

©2017 Thomas Keneally (P)2018 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Powerful

Be prepared for a emotional journey that will make you cry and occasionally laugh- excellent reader too: highly recommended

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Heartwrenching & Truly Wicked

This true story is horrifying & every person needs to read it to understand just what happened in the Holocaust.

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fact told as a novel.

a very good book. based heavily on fact but still a story well told. a challenging topic.

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  • 15-05-2020

Best book ever!

A credit well spent. The author is perceptive and did his research well. I applaud all those who contributed to this masterpiece, author, reader and those helping. So good!

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