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Volume IX First Chapter Series Schindlerís Ark by Thomas Keneally With artwork from Turner Prize Winner Antony Gormley

First Chapter Series ® Volume IX

Thomas Keneally - Schindlerís Ark

Artwork by Antony Gormley

Volume IX of the Booker Prize First Chapter Series© features Thomas Keneallyís Schindlerís Ark, a true and gripping account of the life of wealthy Nazi industrialist Oscar Schindler, who used his factories as a front to save hundreds of Jews from the Nazi death camps. Schindlerís personal background offers few clues to his future championship of humanity in a time of incomprehensible brutality. The book is an unforgettable portrait of a man at odds with history.

Black and white artwork by Turner-Prize winning artist Antony Gormley provides a stunning counterpoint to the text, offering a new medium through which to explore further the compelling and disturbing question of the relationship between individual human experience and the environmental context.

Schindlerís Ark was dramatised in 1993 in the Steven Spielberg film, Schindlerís List, which won seven Oscars and five BAFTAs, including awards for Best Picture.

About the Artist

Antony Gormley won the Turner Prize in 1994 and is now one of the worldís most famous living artists. Groundbreaking and often controversial works by Gormley include The Angel of The North, Another Place, and Event Horizon, which premiered in New York City in 2010.

Each numbered and illustrated book is individually signed by the author and includes numbered artwork, signed by Antony Gormley, in a matching hand made cassette.

The First Chapter Series

The First Chapter Series® of Booker Prize-winning novels is available to buy as a deluxe set limited to 150 copies. The set comprises individually numbered copies of all ten volumes, signed by the author to the title page and hand bound in cloth. Each volume includes signed artwork* enclosed with the book in a matching hand made slip case and cassette. View set

*Please note the following exceptions: Volumes V and X do not come with separate signed artwork; artwork for Volume VIII is unsigned.

Set of ten books: ₤1500

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All books from Oak Tree Fine Press are dedicated to children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.

Links

Antony Gormley website

Thomas Keneally on Wikipedia

Schindler's List on IMDB

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Set of ten FCS Booker prize books

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Set of ten books: ₤1500

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