It’s 1944 and sixteen-year-old ballerina Edith Eger is sent to Auschwitz. Separated from her parents on arrival, she endures unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. When the camp is finally liberated, she is pulled from a pile of bodies, barely alive.
The horrors of the Holocaust didn’t break Edith. In fact, they helped her learn to live again with a life-affirming strength and a truly remarkable resilience. The Choice is her unforgettable story. It shows that hope can flower in the most unlikely places.
‘I can’t describe to you how powerful this book is’ – Marian Keyes
‘Eger’s remarkable spirit shines through in every word’ – Stylist
‘One of those rare and eternal stories that you don’t want to end and that leave you forever changed’ – Desmond Tutu
‘I can’t imagine a more important message for modern times’ – New York Times Book Review