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Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka’s Journey is the sequel to the internationally No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz ‘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. Based on what is known of Cilka Klein’s time in Auschwitz, and on the experience of women in Siberian prison camps, Cilka’s Journey is the breathtaking sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz. A powerful testament to the triumph of the human will, this novel 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.

Sobre o Autor:

Heather Morris nasceu na Nova Zelândia e reside atualmente na Austrália. Durante vários anos, enquanto trabalhava num hospital público em Melbourne, estudou e escreveu argumentos para cinema.
Em 2003, Heather foi apresentada a um homem idoso que «tinha uma história que valia a pena contar». O dia em que conheceu Lale Sokolov mudou a vida de ambos, e à medida que a amizade entre os dois crescia, Lale embarcou numa viagem ao seu passado, confiando a Heather os detalhes mais íntimos da sua vida durante o Holocausto. Heather escreveu a primeira versão da história de Lale na forma de um argumento para filme, antes de o transformar no seu romance de estreia, O Tatuador de Auschwitz. Os direitos de publicação deste livro inspirador estão vendidos para mais de 20 países.