The Teacher

by Michal Ben-Naftali
The Teacher
  • ISBN-13: 9781948830072
  • Author(s): Michal Ben-Naftali
  • Subject: Fiction in translation
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 23-01-2020
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
The story of a Holocaust survivor who spent her entire life trying to leave as little behind as possible, The Teacher takes us through a keenly crafted, fictional biography of high school teacher Elsa. From childhood through adolescence, from the Holocaust to her personal aftermath and her impact on the children under her care, Ben-Naftali s masterpiece brings us face to face with one woman s struggle in light of one of history s great atrocities.
About the book

The story of a Holocaust survivor who spent her entire life trying to leave as little behind as possible, The Teacher takes us through a keenly crafted, fictional biography of high school teacher Elsa. From childhood through adolescence, from the Holocaust to her personal aftermath and her impact on the children under her care, Ben-Naftali s masterpiece brings us face to face with one woman s struggle in light of one of history s great atrocities.