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    The Auschwitz Violin (A book review)

    The Auschwitz Violin – Maria Angels Anglada Originally published in Spanish in 1994 English translation in 2011 by Maria Tennent   I’d bought the Kindle version of this book a few years ago, but somehow never got around to reading it until now. When I opened it, I was surprised to see that it was only 160 odd pages – I even wondered whether the version I’d bought was incomplete! This novella-sized story has two parallel narratives – Daniel, a luthier (violin maker) in one of Auschwitz’s concentration camps, who is ordered by his Commandant to craft a violin to…

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