The Violin of Auschwitz: A Novel

The Violin of Auschwitz: A Novel

Maria Angels Anglada

a world sensation now on hand in English for the 1st time, The Violin of Auschwitz is the unforgettable tale of 1 man’s refusal to give up his dignity within the face of history’s maximum atrocity.

In the iciness of 1991, at a live performance in Krakow, an older lady with a marvelously pitched violin meets a fellow musician who's immediately captivated by way of her device. while he asks her how she got it, she unearths the outstanding tale in the back of its beginning. . . .
Imprisoned at Auschwitz, the infamous focus camp, Daniel feels his humanity slipping away. valuable thoughts of the younger lady he enjoyed and the prayers that after lingered on his lips develop into hazier with every one passing day. Then a trip from a mysterious stranger alterations every little thing, as Daniel’s former id as a crafter of excellent violins is printed to all. The camp’s most threatening males use this knowledge to make a merciless guess: If Daniel can construct a profitable violin inside of a undeniable variety of days, the Kommandant wins a case of the best burgundy. If now not, the camp physician, a torturer, will get carry of Daniel. And so, fighting exhaustion, Daniel attempts to recapture his misplaced artwork, figuring out all too good the most probably fee of failure. 
Written with lyrical simplicity and haunting beauty—and interspersed with chilling, genuine Nazi documentation—The Violin of Auschwitz is greater than only a novel: it's a testomony to the power of the human spirit and the facility of attractiveness, artwork, and wish to conquer the darkest adversity.

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