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Five Chimneys

A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz
Narrated by: Jennifer Wydra
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)
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Summary

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.

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A honest account of events

An honest and raw account of events. The unimaginable suffering of thousands, and to realise that it was not that long ago is hard to comprehend.

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So Sad

what a brave wonderful person Olga was. My heart broke for her for the loss of all her family and friends...and for all the poor souls that were treated so badly. A great book and should be read by everyone ❤❤

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Brilliant book

Such a brave woman, everyone was so brave. So well read, highly recommended to anyone wanting to hear what happened

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Good book, bad narrator

A sad, gripping book that deserved a decent narrator rather than an American trying to do a Romanian accent. You do get used to her over the top 'Count Dracula' impression though and it's worth sticking with it because this book is excellent.

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thank you to Olga for having the courage to tell her harrowing story and those of others. Well read

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chilling

A chilling account of the darkest days we will ever know , man's inhumanity to man laid bare with spine chilling honesty

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-01-19

amazing

great I listen to it all the time. It is very educational and historical. Great

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