This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, European History, The Holocaust
Paperback Published on: 26/11/1992
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Synopsis

Tadeusz Borowski’s concentration camp stories were based on his own experiences surviving Auschwitz and Dachau. In spare, brutal prose he describes a world where where the will to survive overrides compassion and prisoners eat, work and sleep a few yards from where others are murdered; where the difference between human beings is reduced to a second bowl of soup, an extra blanket or the luxury of a pair of shoes with thick soles; and where the line between normality and abnormality vanishes. Published in Poland after the Second World War, these stories constitute a masterwork of world literature.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780140186246
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 153g
  • Dimensions: 195 x 126 x 14 mm

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This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
Truly Classic
One of the greatest books about Holocaust (and dark vision of human nature) ever written. Precise, brutal, naturalistic - sometimes unbearably. To read tha... READ MORE
Jakub Jakubowski