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Munich

Munich

Author: Robert Harris
$32.99(AUD)  inc GST
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From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy--a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of September 1938.

Hugh Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving at 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Paul von Hartmann is on the staff of the German Foreign Office--and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. The two men were friends at Oxford in the 1920s, but have not been in contact since. Now, when Hugh flies with Chamberlain from London to Munich, and Hartmann travels on Hitler's train overnight from Berlin, their paths are set on a disastrous collision course. And once again, Robert Harris gives us actual events of historical importance--here are Hitler, Chamberlain, Mussolini, Daladier--at the heart of an electrifying, unputdownable novel.

Reviews

"A brilliantly constructed spy novel set amid the politicking of Chamberlain's last-ditch negotiations with Hitler" -- Ben East * Observer * "Harris's cleverness, judgment and eye for detail are second to none . . . his research is so impeccable that he could have cut all the spy stuff and published Munich as a history book. Harris's treatment of Britain's most maligned prime minister is so powerful, so persuasive, that it ranks among the most moving fictional portraits of a politician that I have ever read" -- Dominic Sandbrook * Sunday Times * "Atmospheric and fast-paced literary thriller . . . [it] grips from start to finish . . . Superb" * Mail on Sunday * "Unputdownable to the point of being dangerous: the house could have been on fire while I was reading and I wouldn't have noticed" -- Jake Kerridge * Sunday Express * "A tantalising addition to the inexhaustible game of "what if"?" -- Anthony Quinn * Guardian *

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780091959203
  • : Random House
  • : Hutchinson
  • : August 2017
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Harris
  • : 352