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This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
by Tadeusz Borowski, Barbara Vedder (Translator), Jan Kott (Introduction)

A first-hand narrative of life at Auschwitz.

From the back cover: Published in Poland after World War II, this collection of concentration camp stories shows atrocious crimes becoming an unremarkable part of a daily routine. Prisoners eat, work, sleep, and fall in love a few years from where other prisoners are systematically slaughtered. The will to survive overrides compassion, and the line between normal and the abnormal wavers, then vanishes. Borowski, a concentration camp victim himself, understood what human beings will do to endure the unendurable. These stories constitute not only a masterpiece of Polish — and world — literature, but stand as cruel testimony to the level of inhumanity of which man is capable.

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Paperback: 180 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.54 x 7.76 x 5.07
Publisher: Penguin USA (Paper);
Reissue edition (August 1992)
ISBN: 0140186247

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