An Evening with Heather Morris (at Broadway Cinema)
Monday 21st October 2019
18:00 - 20:00 at Waterstones, Nottingham
Waterstones Nottingham is on tour to Screen 1 of the Broadway Cinema for this very special guest: join us on Monday 21st October at 6pm for an evening with author Heather Morris!
Sequel to the bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz, described as “a touching and redemptive tale of love and selflessness”, Broadway Cinema and Waterstones Nottingham are delighted to welcome the sensational Heather Morris to join us on her first UK tour.
Heather will be talking about her experiences of authoring such poignant tales; there will be the opportunity to ask her your own questions, followed by a book signing.
Tickets are £15 (including a copy of Cilka's Journey), or £5 (admission only).
Book your tickets online, or by calling the Broadway on 0115 9526611.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOT HELD AT WATERSTONES NOTTINGHAM - IT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE BROADWAY CINEMA (BROAD STREET, NG1 3AL)*
Her beauty saved her life – and condemned her.
Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. 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 for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child.
In a Siberian prison camp, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she daily confronts death and faces terror. And when she nurses a man called Ivan, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love.
“She was the bravest person I ever met.” - Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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