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Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen

The Sisters of Auschwitz

The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory

Roxane van Iperen

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Imprint: Orion Spring
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781841883731

The international bestselling and life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz

  • Daily MailBook of the Week
5 stars out of 5

"(a) gripping, nightmarish story"

I read this gripping, nightmarish story over Christmas. Never has the contrast between my peaceful cosiness and the terror under which Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe lived seemed more stark. No 'Happy New Year' was in store for them.

Roxane discovered the High Nest had been a haven of secret refuge for at least 17 Jews for a year and a half during the war — until the dreadful moment in July 1944 when they were betrayed by a malicious neighbour from the village...