Category: True Stories / True War Stories
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 17 October 1996
Number of pages: 432
Prizes: Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1982.
Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestseller
Booker Prize Winner in 1982. More than 1300 Jews, who would have disappeared into the concentration camp at Ploznow, were rescued by Oscar Schindler, industrialist, bon viveur and Nazi Party member, who used his influence and risked his life to save over 1000 Jews from the gas chambers. (Kirkus UK)
What the papers say:
'An extraordinary achievement' -- Graham Greene 'Brilliantly detailed, moving, powerful and gripping' -- The Times 'Thomas Keneally has done marvellous justice to a marvellous story' -- Sunday Times 'Keneally is a superb storyteller. With SCHINDLER'S ARK he has given us his best book yet, a magnificent novel which held me from the first page to the last' -- Alan Sillitoe 'This remarkable book has the immediacy and the almost unbearable detail of a thousand eye witnesses who forgot nothing' -- New York Times Book Review
Thomas Keneally has been shortlisted for the Booker four times and won it with SCHINDLER'S ARK in 1982. His novels have been filmed ("Schindler's List" and "The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith") and dramatised ("The Playmaker"). He has also written several works of non-fiction including "Homebush Boy", a memoir.
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