The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9781785763670 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Flutterbies9 of Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on 11/2/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by Flutterbies9 from Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on Saturday, November 02, 2019
Received from one of the members of our monthly Book Club, however she did not wish this back and it had been around all of us in the Book club who had not already read it!

This is a well known story now and has also been made into a film and tv docudrama but reading the story is a lot more powerful than watching it was for me. There is also a lot of additional material included at the end of this book about the people involved and their lives after the war. Very much worth reading.

Journal Entry 2 by Flutterbies9 at Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on Saturday, November 02, 2019
Although I have newly registered this I actually read it in March!
It was fascinating and well written, sad and true with such sincerity running through it that it shone. This deserves to be out in the world but as all I knew had read this, it was just a case of where. So, I turned to Bookcrossing wishlists and found a reader immediately.

This would also make a film themed release possible for this book.

Released 1 yr ago (11/4/2019 UTC) at -- Controlled Release, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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A RABCK from your wishlist. Hope this is welcome. I will not say enjoy as I normally do, as this type of book is not that type of reading!

Happy travels little book.

Journal Entry 4 by Andrea99 at Brighton & Hove, East Sussex United Kingdom on Friday, November 08, 2019
Arrived in the mail on 8th November 2019 as a wishlist RABCK - thank you! (edit: I know what you mean about "enjoy" re this book - but I'm looking forward to reading it!)

Journal Entry 5 by Andrea99 at Brighton & Hove, East Sussex United Kingdom on Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This is an amazing (true) story of Lale from Slovakia during his incarceration at Auschwitz Birkenau during the last three years of the war. It was while tattooing numbers on arms that he "met" Gita and fell in love...... separated when she was taken on a death march just before Russian liberation. But Lale found his way back to Slovakia and, amazingly, found Gita! Heartbreakingly amazing story and worth reading.

Journal Entry 6 by Andrea99 at Sweepstakes , -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Friday, August 07, 2020

Released 3 mos ago (8/7/2020 UTC) at Sweepstakes , -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Mailed to the winner/decoy of the Global Sweeps - hope you enjoy!

Journal Entry 7 by Paulanni at Riihimäki, Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland Finland on Tuesday, August 18, 2020
I am the happy winner of the latest Global Sweeps and received this book by mail today. Thank you, Andrea99!

As it happens, I have already read this once as a Finnish-translation e-book and like it a lot. However, just a quick look at the end of the book tells me that not everything was included in the e-text, so I am planning to reread it and now in the language it was written.

Journal Entry 8 by Paulanni at Riihimäki, Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland Finland on Friday, September 11, 2020
Such a touching story of sad and cruel happenings! There is also hope and romance in it, and they - perhaps - make it a bit less rough reading than some other concentration camp books.

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