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Heather Morris - Cilka's Journey (2nd Hand Hardback)

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Synopsis

'She was the bravest person I ever met' - Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz.

In 1942 Cilka Klein is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival.

After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator by the Russians and sent to a desolate, brutal prison camp in Siberia known as Vorkuta, inside the Arctic Circle.

Innocent, imprisoned once again, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, each day a battle for survival. Cilka befriends a woman doctor, and learns to nurse the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under unimaginable conditions. And when she tends to a man called Alexandr, Cilka finds that despite everything, there is room in her heart for love.

Cilka's Journey is a powerful testament to the triumph of the human will. It will move you to tears, but it will also leave you astonished and uplifted by one woman's fierce determination to survive, against all odds.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - War & Military Fiction
  • Published : 2019 (Zaffre)
  • ISBN : 9781785769047
  • SKU : B002673
  • PPC : SP600gm
  • RRP : £14.99 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

'Her truly incredible story is one to be read by everyone.' - Sun.

'Cilka's extraordinary courage in the face of evil and her determination to survive against the odds will stay with you long after you've finished reading this heartrending book.' - Sunday Express.

'Her courage and determination to survive makes for a heartrending read.' - Daily Mirror.

'This deeply moving follow-up will touch the stoniest of hearts.' - Sunday Post.

'A heartbreaking tale of strength in the face of unimaginable challenges' - Woman's Weekly.

The Author

Heather Morris is a native of New Zealand, now resident in Australia.

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