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25: Schindler’s Ark

Thomas Keneally:

London: Hodder And Stoughton, 1982

8vo, first edition, original black cloth lettered in silver on spine, dust-jacket, very slightly skewed, spine of dust-jacket very slightly faded

Oscar Schindler, though a Nazi Party member, becomes an unlikely hero, who saves the lives of  1,200 Jews. The novel is based on actual people and events, with fictional dialogue and scenes added by the author.

Winner of the 1982 Man Booker Prize. The film Schindler’s List (based on the novel) directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes won numerous Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe awards.

Annotated on 137 pages. Approximately 2,500 words.

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