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1785769049
Cilka's journey
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Author: Morris, Heather, (Screenwriter)
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Hardback
Genre: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) World War, 1939-1945
Classification: F
Publisher: Zaffre, 2019
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781785769047
Notes:
Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her. Cilka is just 16 years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, she is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child? In a Siberian prison camp, she faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions.
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I loved the book, it shows glimpses of her past at Auschwitz and her struggles in her life. Quite a moving book.
23/02/20
Martha1990
North Lincoln
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