Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz (Paperback)
Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.
"You have done a real service by letting the ones who are now silent and most forgotten speak." — Albert Einstein
"This book is more moving than earlier descriptions of the death camps because it is vividly articulated, not by a sympathetic observer, but by one of the few who survived the horror." — San Francisco Chronicle
"It is a picture of utter hell." — Saturday Review of Literature