The Boy Who Followed his Father into Auschwitz: Book of the Week
This gripping book by Jeremy Dronfield is the Book of the Week from Bookmark in Spalding.
The inspiring true story of a father and son’s fight to stay together and survive the Holocaust, for anyone captivated by The Tattooist of Auschwitz.
Gustav and Fritz Kleinmann are father and son in an ordinary Austrian Jewish family when the Nazis come for them. Sent to Buchenwald concentration camp in 1939 they survive three years of murderous brutality.
Then Gustav is ordered to Auschwitz. Fritz, desperate not to lose his beloved father, insists he must go too. And though he is told it means certain death, he won’t back down. So it is that father and son together board a train bound for the most hellish place on Earth . . .
The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield (RRP £8.99) is available in Bookmark in The Crescent, Spalding, at £6.99. There's an extra 20% off with the voucher in this week's Spalding Guardian (on sale until September 25.)