The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Stephen King
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.
Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Genital mutilation
- Gun violence
- Chemical gassing (gas chambers)
- World War Two & the Holocaust (theme)
- Concentration camps (theme)