Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally
The book tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a Nazi Party member, who turns into the unlikely hero. By the end of the war, Schindler has saved 1,200 Jews from concentration camps all over Poland and Germany. It is a historical novel which describes actual people and events with fictional dialogue and scenes added by the author.
The 665th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 41st on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
- - 54th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (Bookman.com)
- - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)
- - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))