The Violin of Auschwitz is not a long book only 109 pages. However, the dignity found in the horror of Auschwitz is inspiring. Daniel is a violin maker and his life is managed by the SS guards. He escapes the terror in memories of his family and Eva, his fiancee. The book focuses on the life within the camp and having to make a violin again gives him the will to live. This book is the story of a man who defies the odds & finds pleasure in the darkest places.