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Travellers In The Third Reich by Julia Bord



ISBN: 9781783963812 Category: Tags: ,


THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP THREE BESTSELLER; Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 2018; One of the Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2017; A Guardian ‘Readers’ Choice’ Best Book of 2017; Without the benefit of hindsight how do you interpret what’s right in front of your eyes?; The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible but there were also moments of confusion of doubt – of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on to grasp the essence of National Socialism to remain untouched by the propaganda or predict the Holocaust?; Travellers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts drawing together a multitude of voices and stories including students politicians musicians diplomats schoolchildren communists scholars athletes poets journalists fascists artists tourists even celebrities like Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett. Their experiences create a remarkable three-dimensional picture of Germany under Hitler – one so palpable that the reader will feel hear even breathe the atmosphere.; These are the accidental eyewitnesses to history. Disturbing absurd moving and ranging from the deeply trivial to the deeply tragic their tales give a fresh insight into the complexities of the Third Reich its paradoxes and its ultimate destruction.

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Dimensions 198 × 129 mm


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