3,096 Days

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Publisher's Synopsis

The remarkable and shocking true account of the kidnap of Natascha Kampusch in 1998, who shares her deeply moving story.

On 2 March 1998 ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was snatched off the street by a stranger and bundled into a white van. When she emerged from her prison eight years later, her childhood had gone.

In 3,096 Days Natascha tells her incredible story for the first time: her difficult childhood, the day of her abduction, her imprisonment in a five-square-metre dungeon, and the mental and physical abuse she suffered from her abductor, Wolfgang Priklopil.

A story about the triumph of the human spirit, 3,096 Days describes how, in a situation of almost unbearable hopelessness, she learned how to manipulate her captor and, against inconceivable odds, she managed to escape unbroken.

'A brilliantly insightful dissection of her years in captivity' Jon Ronson, Guardian

'An excellent book' Kathryn Hughes, Mail on Sunday

'Remarkable - not just for Kampusch's account of her ordeal but as a testament to her indomitable spirit' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times

Book information

ISBN: 9780670919994
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 364.154092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 186g
Height: 196mm
Width: 131mm
Spine width: 17mm