Munich by Robert Harris

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September 1938

Hitler is determined to start a war.

Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace.

The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there.

Munich.

As Chamberlain’s plane judders over the Channel and the Fürher’s train steams relentlessly south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own.

Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlain’s private secretaries; Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler resistance. Great friends at Oxford before Hitler came to power, they haven’t seen one another since they were last in Munich six years earlier. Now. as the future of Europe hangs in the balance, their paths are destined to cross again .

When the stakes are this high, who are you willing to betray? Your friends, your family, your country or your conscience?



Title : Munich
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ISBN : 1473519691
Edition Language : English
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Reviews


Jeffrey rated it ★★★★☆

November 20, 2017

”Everyone said---by everyone I mean people like me--we all said, ‘Oh, he’s a terrible fellow, Hitler; but he’s not necessarily all bad. Look at his achievements. Put aside this awful medieval anti-Jew stuff: it will pass.’ But the point is, it won’t pass. You can’t isolate it from the rest. It’s...


Matt rated it ★★★★☆

October 23, 2017

Robert Harris offers up another wonderful novel that weaves together the events of history with some background fiction that only serves to accentuate the dramatic effect. It is 1938 and Europe is on the precipice of another war. Adolf Hitler has begun acquiring areas of neighbouring countries, c...


Malia rated it ★★★★★

November 14, 2017

Robert Harris is one of my favorite authors of historical fiction, and he has another winner on his hands with Munich. It tells the story of two men, one German and one English, who play roles in the final meeting between Chamberlain and Hitler in 1938, when peace was still a possibility. The boo...


Tammy rated it ★★★☆☆

December 11, 2017

I was looking forward to reading this new book by Robert Harris because he does a such a great job with historical thrillers. Based on the Oster conspiracy and the Munich Conference, two fictional friends from Oxford during the 1920’s end up on opposites sides of the negotiating table in an effor...


James rated it ★★★★☆

September 29, 2017

‘Munich’ is the latest thriller from the accomplished Robert Harris and is familiar territory for him – set in 1938 pre-war London and Munich. Harris’ latest novel tells the story of Anglo-German relations and negotiations culminating in the Munich agreement signed in the September of that year,...


Maciek rated it ★★★☆☆

November 05, 2017

Robert Harris's new historical novel Munich takes him back to the subject which brought him to fame over 25 years earlier - Nazi Germany, in which he set his bestselling debut Fatherland. However, whereas Fatherland was an entertaining thriller set in an alternative world where the Axis powers wo...


Bill rated it ★★★☆☆

October 10, 2017

The ability to seamlessly blend fact & fiction is a skill that Robert Harris has shown in many of his previous novels, & I'm pleased to say that Munich is no exception. The events of the 1938 Munich meeting between Hitler & Chamberlain are given added tension (because we already know t...


Toni rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2017

This novel is set over four days during the September 1938 Munich Conference where an agreement was signed between Hitler, Mussolini, Chamberlain and Daladier to settle the fate of Czechoslovakia. “Munich” is a tantalising game of “what if” and a glimpse on how things might have turned out. The...


Gram rated it ★★★☆☆

September 24, 2017

In a nutshell, this is a revisionist history of the 1938 Munich Agreement masquerading as a World War II thriller. The action covers four days at the end of September 1938, when British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flew to Germany to meet Adolf Hitler and the Prime Ministers of France and I...


Leah rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

Peace for our time... It's September, 1938. Hitler has delivered an ultimatum – the Czechs must withdraw from the disputed Sudetenland and cede it to Germany, or Germany will forcibly annexe it. Britain is torn – if Germany carries out its threat, there will inevitably be Europe-wide war, a war fo...





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