Schindler's Ark: The Booker Prize winning novel filmed as ‘Schindler’s List’

Hachette UK
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Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestseller, made into the award-winning film Schindler's List.

* 27th January 2019: 25th anniversary of the movie, which will be re-released in the UK and Australia*

In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow. He was a womaniser, a heavy drinker and a bon viveur, but to them he became a saviour. This is the extraordinary story of Oskar Schindler, who risked his life to protect Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland and who was transformed by the war into a man with a mission, a compassionate angel of mercy.

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About the author

Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty-one novels since. They include Schindler's Ark, which won the Booker Prize in 1982 and was subsequently made into the film Schindler's List, and The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Confederates and Gossip From The Forest, each of which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent novels are The Daughters Of Mars, which was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize in 2013, Shame and the Captives and Crimes of the Father. He has also written several works of non-fiction, including his memoir Homebush Boy, Searching for Schindler and Australians. He is married with two daughters and lives in Sydney.

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Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Jul 23, 2009
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Pages
432
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ISBN
9781848940208
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / General
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / World War II
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Media Tie-In
Fiction / War & Military
History / Modern / 20th Century
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