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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 - Władysław Szpilman
The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945
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The Pianist The powerful and bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds. Made into a Bafta and Oscar-winning film. Full description
The Pianist The powerful and bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds. Made into a Bafta and Oscar-winning film. Full description
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312311353 (0312311354)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Alessandra
Alessandra rated it
Dura testimonianza di un pianista sopravvissuto alla Varsavia occupata dai nazisti, un uomo né troppo forte né troppo coraggioso, un uomo normale, come tutti, non un eroe.La parte finale, in cui è descritto come sia riuscito a resistere nascosto gli ultimi mesi prima della liberazione della città, è...
Caro lost in books
Caro lost in books rated it
4.0 "Od jutra będę musiał zacząć nowe życie. Jak zaczynać życie, gdy ma się za sobą tylko śmierć? Jak czerpać siłę do życia ze śmierci?"
Potrzeba kilku dni po zakończeniu takiej lektury żeby zebrać myśli i przelać je na papier. Sama nie wiem, czemu cały czas "ciągnie" mnie do takich przygnębiających lektur. Może właśnie, dlatego, że są takie prawdziwe? Nie ma tu bajkowej scenerii, księcia na białym koniu, jest tylko proza życia. Życi...
SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it
4.0 The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945
The Accidental Reader Book ReviewsThe pianist is an amazingly well written book by a Jew survivor of WW2. Szpilman starts telling us about his life a few months before the German Invasion in Poland in 1939 and he cuts quick to the chase. Unlike, any other autobiographies based on this particular era...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Pianist The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw,1939-45
bookshelves: re-read, summer-2010, play-dramatisation, nonfiction, wwii, true-grime, racism, music, holocaust-genocide, autobiography-memoir, polish-root, published-1999 Recommended for: Saturday Play Radio 4 listeners Read on July 01, 2010 A wonderful chance to listen to the play - thankee BBC...
Book Talk
Book Talk rated it
A true account of a truer tragedy of pain and sorrow time can never ease. I've watched the movie lotsa times and I'm sure I'd read this again in the future, but the same pang of pain still persists and will persist until the world has learned that war is never the means to an end.Watching The Pianis...
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