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LadyCG | 12:21 Sun 17th Feb 2019 | Arts & Literature
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Five Chimneys - A Woman's Survivors True Story Of Auschwitz.

Has anyone read this book and would they recommend it?

Any other non-fiction books on Auschwitz anyone can recommend? I'm going there in September.

Thanks in advance.


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Anything in your local library?
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I wouldn't even know where that was located. I'll just buy off Amazon.
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Mac n cheese can be seriously damaging to your hips!

Tony, do you add egg yolks to help bind your potato?
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Damn, I posted on the wrong thread!
I don't know where you are but if there is a Jewish museum near toyou I would recommend you visit......and when you do go please take tissues...I have not been to Aushwitz but have visited another camp and was glad of them and a strong swig afterwards. I also needed them for the Jewish memorials in Budapest......keeps reminding me how horrid human beings often are.
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We will be stopping near the Jewish Quarter in Krakow I think. I've been warned to take tissues by those I know who have been.

I haven't done Budapest yet, but that will come at a later date.
I haven't read it myself but 2 of my colleagues have been raving about a book called "The tattooist of Auschwitz"
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Ah, I saw that one too! I do need to buy another book to get free delivery so maybe I should get that one, eh?
I don't know where you're based but if you're ever in Notts and you've an interest in the history of the Holocaust this is the place to go.
This list might be helpful.

Not about Auschwitz, but I can recommend Treblinka, which I read many years ago... User Recommendation

apparently the tattooist book is a subject of controversy
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Paddy and Pasta, thanks for the links. Very interesting.

Woofgang, I've read on or two negative comments on Amazon.
Ive just finished the tattooist and loved it, have pre-ordered the next one x
Primo Levi's, 'If This is a Man' is a must (for everyone).

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