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Schindler's List

Written by: Thomas Keneally
Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
Categories: History, World
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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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A MUST READ

Having already cherished the film by Spielberg in the 90s...I knew going into this story that I would appreciate it. I didn't know how much until I finished it however...how beautiful and gut wrenching it truly is. I feel like this is required reading for anyone mature enough to realize the weight of it. Narration is so easy to follow as well, Humphrey B did a great great job.