Munich

Robert Harris, 1957-

Sound recording - 2018

Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz 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 Guy flies with Chamberlain from London to Munich, and Rikard travels on Hitler's train overnight from Berlin, their paths are s...et on a disastrous collision course.

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Subjects
Genres
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Suspense fiction
Published
[New York] : Books on Tape [2018]
Edition
Unabridged
Language
English
Physical Description
8 audio discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN
9780525589044
052558904X
9780525589068
0525589066
Main Author
Robert Harris, 1957- (author)
Other Authors
David Rintoul, 1948- (narrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A spy thriller set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of 1938 follows the experiences of a rising star in the British diplomatic service and his Oxford friend, a secret member of the anti-Hitler resistance, who, while on a disastrous collision course with each other, witness pivotal events involving Chamberlain, Mussolini and other historical figures. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

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.