Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestseller, made into the award-winning film Schindler's List. Chosen as a Big Jubilee Read, celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow. He was a womaniser, a heavy drinker and a bon viveur, but to them he became a saviour. This is the extraordinary story of Oskar Schindler, who risked his life to protect Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland and who was transformed by the war into a man with a mission, a compassionate angel of mercy.
Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestsellerAn extraordinary achievementBrilliantly detailed, moving, powerful and grippingThomas Keneally has done marvellous justice to a marvellous storyKeneally 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 lastThis remarkable book has the immediacy and the almost unbearable detail of a thousand eye witnesses who forgot nothing