Three Sisters: A Novel - book cover
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Published : 05 Oct 2021
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN-10 : 1250276896
  • ISBN-13 : 9781250276896
  • Language : English

Three Sisters: A Novel

From Heather Morris, the New York Times bestselling author of the multi-million copy bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey: a story of family, courage, and resilience, inspired by a true story.

Against all odds, three Slovakian sisters have survived years of imprisonment in the most notorious death camp in Nazi Germany: Auschwitz. Livia, Magda, and Cibi have clung together, nearly died from starvation and overwork, and the brutal whims of the guards in this place of horror. But now, the allies are closing in and the sisters have one last hurdle to face: the death march from Auschwitz, as the Nazis try to erase any evidence of the prisoners held there. Due to a last minute stroke of luck, the three of them are able to escape formation and hide in the woods for days before being rescued.

And this is where the story begins. From there, the three sisters travel to Israel, to their new home, but the battle for freedom takes on new forms. Livia, Magda, and Cibi must face the ghosts of their past--and some secrets that they have kept from each other--to find true peace and happiness.

Inspired by a true story, and with events that overlap with those of Lale, Gita, and Cilka, The Three Sisters will hold a place in readers' hearts and minds as they experience what true courage really is.

Readers Top Reviews

BPKindle Swilson
This author did an amazing job collaborating this story of three sisters who have suffered their own kinds of hell on Earth at the hands of the Nazis. It is difficult to put down and just as difficult to forget the story after reading it. Loved it as much as The Nightingale.
How can a person "rate" a book about such a harrowing horrifyingly significant time in history? I cried my way through this stunning book. So much research, so much detail.The three sisters lives were laid bare but handled with such dignity. Thank you Heather Morris for all your grace in allowing us to meet these extraordinary women through your book. Thank you Cibi, Magda, Livi for sharing your story with the world. The world needs to read more books like this.
Mary Kennedy
Never a dull page. While reading this book it was very hard for me to imagine how they survived. The cold and hunger must have been unbearable. Their living quarters were a nightmare. After reading this book I thank God I have such a comfortable life. ng their living quarters. I kept thinking while reading , I am truly spoiled
Jonelle WilliamsMary
Another amazing work by Heather Morris. She brings the harrowing and incredible story of the Meller sisters' survival to life. I felt like I was crying and laughing along with the sisters. This is this third book I've read by Heather and my favorite of the three. I also loved the mentions of other well known survivors and sadly those that list their lives. As I read this, I kept thinking of another book I read, 999 The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Macadam. Morris's is an intimate portrayal of the lives and hardships teenage girls in Auschwitz.
sonnysmomJonelle Wil
" But once we were the Meller girls." "When they put these numbers into our skin, they sealed our promise. Somehow they gave us the strength to fight for our lives." This is the true story of 3 sisters. The girls Cibi, Magda and Livi made a promise to their father that they will always protect one another and stay together before he died. Can they keep that promise during WWII as Jews are being round up and taken to camps. The sisters are taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau. This was a heart breaking, tragic story that was beautifully told. An emotional read, with events in history that need to be told many times and remembered so this will never happen again. Thank you NetGalley and St. Martin's Press for the opportunity to read this book. A story I will never forget.