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SZACHY ZE ŚMIERCIĄ (CHESS with DEATH) 2016
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Location: Poland
Started: 2019-07-21 20:00:00
Ended: 2019-07-28 19:16:00
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SZACHY ZE ŚMIERCIĄ (  CHESS with DEATH) - JOHN DONOGHUE, 1th edition.

ISBN 978-83-8031-112-1

Can you forgive the unforgivable?

SS Obersturmführer Paul Meissner arrives at the Auschwitz camp straight from the Eastern Front. A seriously injured person during combat can only perform administrative functions. His first and most urgent task is to strengthen the declining morale of officers and soldiers serving in the camp. Meissner establishes a chess club. The idea quickly captures, the SS men have the opportunity to bet on the results of the games and conclude illegal bets. Meanwhile, the Obersturmführer reports that there are also chess players among the prisoners, one of whom, a French Jew Emil Clément, a watchmaker, enjoys an unbeatable reputation ...

A deeply moving novel about an extraordinary friendship between a Nazi and a Jew. "Chess with death" is a challenge book. He poses questions about the limits of forgiveness and the price of a life filled with bitterness.

 Author: John Donoghue, an employee of psychiatric hospitals with over twenty years of experience. He published articles on the treatment of mental illness in medical journals. Married, lives in Liverpool.

 Publisher: "Świat Książki" Warsaw 2016. Original soft cover.

I,II,1-405 III,IV pages. Size 12,5 cm x 20,0 cm. In Polish

Weight 390 grams. Very Good+ (VG+)/ soft cover dust not jacket.

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