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Publisher Description

**4 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE**

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

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
January 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
Bonnier Publishing Fiction
SIZE
2.8
MB

Customer Reviews

i_th🥰 ,

Amazing book but it was sad

I was really sad at the end

Rashna.ah ,

Loved it!

The best part of this book, is it’s simplicity and personal touch. Love how it touches your heart yet not make you feel terrible remembering the hard life people lived in. Loved it.

beth.chownn ,

Amazing

a story I will never forget, I got attached to the whole book.

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