The Brothers of Auschwitz

Malka Adler (Author) Noel Canin (Translator)
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Description

An extraordinary novel of hope and heartbreak, this is a story about a family separated by the Holocaust and their harrowing journey back to each other.

My brother's tears left a delicate, clean line on his face. I stroked his cheek, whispered, it's really you...

Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the war.

But one day in 1944, everything changes. The Nazis storm the homes of the Jewish villagers and inform them they have one hour. One hour before the train will take them to Auschwitz.

Six decades later, from the safety of their living rooms at home in Israel, the brothers finally break their silence to a friend who will never let their stories be forgotten.

Told in a poetic style reminiscent of Atwood and Salinger, Malka Adler has penned a visceral yet essential read for those who have found strength, solace and above all, hope, in books like The Choice, The Librarian of Auschwitz and The Tattooist of Auschwitz.

This paperback includes an exclusive 14-page P.S. section with an author Q&A, an Author's Note and a reading group guide.

Praise for The Brothers of Auschwitz

'I sat down and read this within a few hours, my wife is now reading it and it is bringing tears to her eyes' Amazon reviewer

'The story is so incredible and the author writes so beautifully that it is impossible to stay indifferent. I gave the book to my mom and she called me after she finished crying and telling me how much she loved it' Amazon reviewer

'It is a book we all must read, read in order to know ... It is harsh, enthralling, earth-shattering, rattling - but we must. And nothing less' Aliza Ziegler, Editor-in-Chief at Proza Books, Yedioth Ahronoth Publishing House

'Great courage is needed to write as Adler does - without softening, without beautifying, without leaving any room to imagination' Yehudith Rotem, Haaretz newspaper

'This is a book we are not allowed not to read' Leah Roditi, At Magazine

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
One More Chapter
Publish Date
September 01, 2020
Pages
464
Dimensions
5.1 X 1.0 X 7.8 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780008398439

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About the Author

Malka Adler was born in a small village near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel.

She began her work as an author when she turned 50. After taking a creative writing course, she fell in love with the art.

Malka has written six books, four of which are about the Holocaust. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees in educational counselling at Bar Ilan University and is a family and couples' therapist, writer and facilitator of several reading clubs.

Malka is married, has 3 sons and is a grandmother.

Reviews

'I am sitting here, stunned, after finishing this book. It was so incredibly harrowing, heartfelt and heartbreaking ... I could never hope to give it the justice it truly deserves' Netgalley reviewer

'This book is so moving. It is harrowing and stunning, really well written and heartbreakingly raw. The author writes this book with such compassion' Netgalley reviewer

'I sat down and read this within a few hours, my wife is now reading it and it is bringing tears to her eyes' Amazon reviewer

'The story is so incredible and the author writes so beautifully that it is impossible to stay indifferent. I gave the book to my mom and she called me after she finished crying and telling me how much she loved it' Amazon reviewer

'It is a book we all must read, read in order to know ... It is harsh, enthralling, earth-shattering, rattling - but we must. And nothing less' Aliza Ziegler, Editor-in-Chief at Proza Books, Yedioth Ahronoth Publishing House

'Great courage is needed to write as Adler does - without softening, without beautifying, without leaving any room to imagination' Yehudith Rotem, Haaretz newspaper

'This is a book we are not allowed not to read' Leah Roditi, At Magazine