Fatherland is set in an alternative world where Hitler has won the Second World War. It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most prestigious suburb.
As March discovers the identity of the body, he uncovers signs of a conspiracy that could go to the very top of the German Reich. And, with the Gestapo just one step behind, March, together with an American journalist, is caught up in a race to discover and reveal the truth -- a truth that has already killed, a truth that could topple governments, a truth that will change history.
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A writer who handles suspense like a literary Alfred Hitchcock -- Nelson Mandela Robert Harris has recreated the whole structure of a totally corrupt society in a way that makes the flesh creep -- John Mortimer Powerful and chilling... convincing in every detail -- Martha Gellhorn Gripping in the way John Buchan, Len Deighton and John LeCarre are. The writing is superb -- Woodrow Wyatt Clever and ingenious... Its breeding is by Orwell, out of P. D. James, a detective story inside a future shock Daily MailBook Description:
What if Hitler had won the war? The 20th Anniversary edition of this iconic novel, a number one bestseller from the award-winning master of the literary and historical thriller genre: Robert Harris. A gripping historical thriller, set in an alternative world, where Hitler won the war, and the Nazis the world.
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Book Description HarTorch, New York, NY, 1993. Mass-market paperback. Book Condition: New. 0061006629 New. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 400 p. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0008097
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