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Cilka's Journey

by Heather Morris

Historical Fiction

Cilka's Journey Synopsis

Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka's Journey is a million copy international bestseller and the sequel to the No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz

'She was the bravest person I ever met' Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz

In 1942 Cilka Klein is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. 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, Cilka is charged as a collaborator by the Russians and sent to a desolate, brutal prison camp in Siberia known as Vorkuta, inside the Arctic Circle.

Innocent, imprisoned once again, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, each day a battle for survival. Cilka befriends a woman doctor, and learns to nurse the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under unimaginable conditions. And when she tends to a man called Alexandr, Cilka finds that despite everything, there is room in her heart for love.

Cilka's Journey is a powerful testament to the triumph of the human will. It will move you to tears, but it will also leave you astonished and uplifted by one woman's fierce determination to survive, against all odds.

Don't miss Heather Morris's next book, Stories of Hope. Coming September 2020.

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Cilka's Journey Press Reviews

'Her truly incredible story is one to be read by everyone.' Sun

'Cilka's extraordinary courage in the face of evil and her determination to survive against the odds will stay with you long after you've finished reading this heartrending book.' Sunday Express

'Her courage and determination to survive makes for a heartrending read.' Daily Mirror

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ISBN: 9781785769054
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Publisher: Zaffre
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781785769054
Publication date: 1st October 2020
Author: Heather Morris
Publisher: Zaffre
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical fiction, Second World War fiction, The Cold War,

About Heather Morris

Born in New Zealand, Heather Morris lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. In 2003, she met Lale Sokolov, a meeting that changed both their lives. As their friendship grew, he entrusted her with the task of telling the world the innermost details of his life during the Holocaust.

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