3,096 Days

3,096 Days

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, True Crime
Paperback Published on: 16/09/2010
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The remarkable and shocking true account of the kidnap of Natascha Kampusch in 1998, who shares her deeply moving story.

On 2 March 1998 ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was snatched off the street by a stranger and bundled into a white van. When she emerged from her prison eight years later, her childhood had gone.

In 3,096 Days Natascha tells her incredible story for the first time: her difficult childhood, the day of her abduction, her imprisonment in a five-square-metre dungeon, and the mental and physical abuse she suffered from her abductor, Wolfgang Priklopil.

A story about the triumph of the human spirit, 3,096 Days describes how, in a situation of almost unbearable hopelessness, she learned how to manipulate her captor and, against inconceivable odds, she managed to escape unbroken.

'A brilliantly insightful dissection of her years in captivity' Jon Ronson, Guardian

'An excellent book' Kathryn Hughes, Mail on Sunday

'Remarkable - not just for Kampusch's account of her ordeal but as a testament to her indomitable spirit' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780670919994
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 181g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm

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3,096 Days
Terrifying and Courageous
I read this book a while back, and was stunned at so much of it! How a child could be kidnapped so easily, how an abductor could keep a child for so long,... READ MORE
Kirsty Burton
3,096 Days
This is not a book to enjoy, but it is a book that will invoke a myriad of emotions as you read it ...
This is a hard book to review as its not a book to enjoy. It is a book that will have you shaking your head in disbelief as well as being angry, sad, horri... READ MORE