Can you ever forgive the unforgivable? In 1962, Emil Clement comes face to face with Paul Meissner at a chess tournament in Holland.
They haven't seen one another in almost two decades.
Clement, once known only as The Watchmaker, is a Jewish former inmate of Auschwitz.
Whilst there, he was forced to play chess against Nazi guards.
If he won, he could save a fellow prisoner's life; if he lost, he would lose his own.
Meissner, a soft-spoken priest, was also at Auschwitz.
He was the SS Officer who forced The Watchmaker to play...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 03/09/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781782393139