Three Sisters (Paperback)Heather Morris (author)
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Concluding The Tattooist of Auschwitz trilogy with the fictionalised account of real-life siblings held in the notorious death camp, Three Sisters follows its protagonists from wartime Poland to Communist Slovakia and beyond.
Their story will break your heart. Their journey will fill you with hope. You will never forget their names.
When they are little girls, Cibi, Magda and Livia make a promise to their father - that they will stay together, no matter what. Years later, at just 15, Livia is ordered to Auschwitz by the Nazis. Cibi, only 19 herself, remembers their promise and follows Livia, determined to protect her sister, or die with her. Together, they fight to survive through unimaginable cruelty and hardship.
Magda, only 17, stays with her mother and grandfather, hiding out in a neighbour's attic or in the forest when the Nazi militia come to round up friends, neighbours and family. She escapes for a time, but eventually she too is captured and transported to the death camp. In Auschwitz-Birkenau the three sisters are reunited and, remembering their father, they make a new promise, this time to each other: That they will survive.
Three Sisters is a beautiful story of hope in the hardest of times and of finding love after loss. Two of the sisters are alive in Israel today, surrounded by friends and family. They have chosen Heather Morris to tell their story in Three Sisters. Heather Morris is the global bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey, which have sold eight million copies worldwide. Three Sisters is her third novel, and the final piece in the phenomenon that is the Tattooist of Auschwitz series.
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
'Gripping, heartbreaking and uplifting.' - Christy Lefteri, author of the million-copy bestseller The Beekeeper of Aleppo
'A stunning novel' - People Magazine
'Readers of historical and World War II fiction will be gripped by the conclusion to Morris's trilogy' - Library Journal
'This book! I loved it. The fact that this is a true story means a lot, but the author is so skilled that you really live through the experiences of these girls. Each of them comes to life and is very much her own person. If I could give it more than five stars, I would.' - Netgalley review
'I really enjoyed this book because it was very different to the others as this was about the bond of three sisters and not giving up on the others, about sticking together no matter what and getting through the war and staying safe. There is a lot to be taken from these incredible women stories. I highly recommend this book to everyone!' - Steph Reads Blog
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“"A Hauntingly Beautiful Tribute"”
Heather Morris has brought us the stories of Lale and Gita Sokolov, of Cilka Klein. With Three Sisters she brings us many new names to remember, but most importantly for this novel at least, she brings us Cibi, Magda... More
“Well written, important story”
I was very impressed by The Tattooist of Auschwitz, but really wasn't with Cilka's Journey, which I found to be inaccurate and sensationalised so I was not sure which this would be. Fortunately, this seems... More
“A powerful read”
Thank you to NetGalley, the publisher and author for this ARC.
I haven’t read any of the authors other books and was pleased to be approved for this. I found this to be a heart wrenching, emotional, sad and... More
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