Hitler's Private Library: The Books that Shaped his Life

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9780099532170: Hitler's Private Library: The Books that Shaped his Life

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"Elegantly written, meticulously researched, fascinating" (Ian Kershaw)

"Lively and entertaining survey of the dictator's reading ... a wealth of fascinating detail" (Richard Overy Sunday Telegraph)

"Enlightening" (Clive Sinclair, Book of the Week Independent)

"Ryback has made an original and interesting contribution to the study of this monster, not least by showing that, in some respects, he was just like many of the rest of us" (Simon Heffer Daily Telegraph)

"Ryback's...volume is unique in its focus on a limited number of books and in the forensic attention he lavishes on them" (Bertrand Benoit Financial Times Review)

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A brilliant and deeply resonant exploration of Hitler's reading habits; a unique exploration of his life; and a landmark in the study of the Third Reich.

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