Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in Near Fine dust-jacket.
In the aftermath of World War II, the body count at Belsen concentration camp is unknown. But based on the evidence at the trial of the commandant, Rudolf Höss, the death toll is estimated to be around 90,000.
In this riveting novel, the reader is transported to the heart of the Nazi horror and learns of the desperate, chaotic days leading up to the liberation of Belsen and the trial of the commandant. Settle takes us inside the mind of a young SS officer, as he tries to make sense of the atrocity he has witnessed.
With its searing portraits of human cruelty, The Killing Ground is an unforgettable novel of atrocity and endurance.; Large 8vo; $7.00.