Naked Among Wolves
Naked Among Wolves (Nackt Unter Wölfen), by Bruno Apitz, became an anti-fascist classic after the second world war and held a place on the bookshelves of successive generations of East Germans. It is a concentration camp drama about a group of inmates who rescue a Jewish boy from the gas chambers. Based in part on the author's eight-year imprisonment in Buchenwald,Naked Among Wolves tells of a group of communist prisoners who smuggle a Polish Jewish boy into the camp in a suitcase and protect him from almost certain death by hiding him from SS guards.
"When I finished reading Naked Among Wolves, with tears in my eyes, I went straight back to the beginning of the book and started reading it again... Highly recommended, keep in mind painful and distressing."
Natty Shapira, Saloona
"I was left breathless and shaken in light of the great human spirit which the Nazis could not crush. A true story of rescue, a must read for anyone interested in the era, and for fans of thrillers."
Dorit Reuveni Alon, Nuritha