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Conspirata: A Novel of Ancient Rome
Robert Harris

Gallery Books, 2011

Conspirata is “a portrait of ancient politics as a blood sport,” raves the New York Times . As he did with Imperium , Robert Harris again turns Roman history into a gripping thriller as Cicero faces a new power struggle in a world filled with treachery, violence, and vengeance. On the eve of Cicero’s inauguration as consul of Rome, a grisly discovery sends fear rippling through a city already racked by unrest. A young slave boy has ...


Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics
Claudia Koonz

St. Martin's Griffin, 1988

National Book Award Nominee American Library Association Notable Book An Outstanding Book in Women's History at the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians From the collapse of the Kaiser's regime to the destruction of Hitler in his bunker, Germany has been studied, explicated, and psychoanalyzed time and again. Yet there have been few detailed investigations into the historical and cultural roles played by German women in modern times. ...


Fatherland: A Family History
Nina Bunjevac

Liveright, 2015

"A heartfelt and extremely absorbing examination of exile, reconciliation and destructive politics…as vividly immediate as any headline." —Rachel Cooke, Guardian Standing alongside Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis and Joe Sacco's Palestine , Nina Bunjevac's Fatherland renders the searing history of the Balkans in the twentieth century through the experiences of the author and her family. In 1975, fearing her husband’s growing ...


Fatherland: A Novel
Robert Harris

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2006

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 ...


The Man in the High Castle
Philip K. Dick

Mariner Books, 2012

“The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick’s career.” – New York Times It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages . All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war—and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan. This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work ...


An Officer and a Spy: A novel
Robert Harris

Knopf, 2014

Robert Harris returns to the thrilling historical fiction he has so brilliantly made his own. This is the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told as a chillingly dark, hard-edged novel of conspiracy and espionage. Paris in 1895. Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of treason, sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island, and stripped of his rank in front of a baying crowd of twenty-thousand. Among the ...


Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals (Poets, Penguin)
Patricia Lockwood

Penguin Books, 2014

A breathtaking new collection from one of today’s boldest and most adventurous poets Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwood’s second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America going down on Canada? What happens when Niagara Falls gets drunk at a wedding? Is it legal to marry a stuffed owl exhibit? What would Walt Whitman’s tit-pics look like? Why isn’t anyone ...


For the Fatherland

BookSurge Publishing, 2009

Growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Kurt Schultheiss was like the other kids in his neighborhood: rambunctious, inquisitive, and the center of his parents' world. With his blond hair and blue eyes, he was also the picture of Aryan purity, a poster child for the band of "magnificent youngsters" with which Adolf Hitler plotted to build his "new world." As Hitler's power grew, he created the Hitler Youth, a breeding ground for the Nazi SS. As ...


Pompeii: A Novel
Robert Harris

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2005

All along the Mediterranean coast, the Roman empire’s richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas, enjoying the last days of summer. The world’s largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum, and Pompeii. But the carefree lifestyle and gorgeous weather belie an impending cataclysm, and only one man is worried. The young engineer Marcus ...


Fatherland by Robert Harris | Summary & Study Guide, 2011

This study guide by, consists of approx. 39 pages of chapter summaries, character analysis, themes, and more – everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Fatherland by Robert Harris. This comprehensive study guide includes the following sections written by Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, and Topics for Discussion.


For the Fatherland: Vol. I, 2012

This is the first completed volume of a planned five volume series. In Volume I: On the Ground, we learn of the true story of SS Panzer Commander Joachim Peiper, his torture and abuse at the hands of American interrogators and his postwar murder in France by cowardly communists. The next chapter From SS-Mann and Grenadier to Landser covers the heroic actions in batle of the lower enlisted soldiers who seem to be forgotten after any war. Next, ...


Robert Harris

Ballantine Books, 1996

"LITERATE AND SAVVY . . . BRIMS WITH WARTIME INTRIGUE." --The Washington Post Book World England 1943. Much of the infamous Nazi Enigma code has been cracked. But Shark, the impenetrable operational cipher used by Nazi U-boats, has masked the Germans' movements, allowing them to destroy a record number of Allied vessels. Feeling that the blood of Allied sailors is on their hands, a top-secret team of British cryptographers works feverishly ...


Archangel: A Novel
Robert Harris

Random House, 1999

Present-day Russia is the setting for this stunning new novel from Robert Harris, author of the bestsellers Fatherland and Enigma .          Archangel tells the story of four days in the life of Fluke Kelso, a dissipated, middle-aged former Oxford historian, who is in Moscow to attend a conference on the newly opened Soviet archives.          One night, Kelso is visited in his hotel room by an old NKVD officer, a former ...


GOD, HONOR, FATHERLAND: A Photo History of Panzergrenadier Division "Grossdeutschland" on the Eastern Front ...
Thomas McGuirl, Remy Spezzano

RZM Publishing, 2007

Panzergrenadier Division "Grossdeutschland" was one of Germany's most celebrated military formations of the Second World War. Formed in 1942 by the expansion of Infantry Regiment (motorized) "Grossdeutschland," the new division quickly earned its reputation on the Eastern Front of being the elite of the German Army. Twice the size of most other divisions, it was an immensely powerful and hard-hitting mechanized formation that cut a large swath ...


For Fuhrer and Fatherland: Military Awards of the Third Reich
John R. Angolia

R. James Bender Publishing, 1976

Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. For Fuhrer and Fatherland Military Awards of the Third Reich ANGOLIA Jo hn R designed by Roger James Bender 3rd printing of the 3rd revised e dition 8o illustrated boards over blue endpapers 448pp including bibliog raphy profusely illustrated in bw corners lightly bumped For R James B ender San Jose Calif 1987 Dust Jacket


Cleansing the Fatherland: Nazi Medicine and Racial Hygiene
Götz Aly, Peter Chroust, ...

Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994

"The chapters in this volume painfully drive home the point that certainly as far as Germany is concerned, the lessons of the Third Reich have not yet been learned... These significant attempts by younger recruits to the larger medical establishment to change things through eye-opening reflection and analysis, however uncomfortable, need support."—Michael H. Kater, author of Doctors under Hitler , in the foreword. The infamous Nuremberg ...


Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Simon & Schuster, 2006

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FATHERLAND AND POMPEII COMES THE MOST PROVOCATIVE AND BRILLIANT NOVEL OF ANTIQUITY SINCE I, CLAUDIUS -- IMPERIUM A CAUTIONARY TALE OF CICERO, THE GREATEST ORATOR OF ALL TIME, AND HIS EXTRAORDINARY STRUGGLE FOR POWER IN ROME. When Tiro, the confidential secretary (and slave) of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events that ...


Forgotten Fatherland: The True Story of Nietzsche's Sister and Her Lost Aryan Colony
Ben Macintyre

Broadway Books, 2011

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, Friedrich’s bigoted, imperious sister, founded a “racially pure” colony in Paraguay together with a band of blonde-haired fellow Germans. Over a century later Ben Macintyre sought out the survivors of this “Nueva Germania” to discover the remains of this bizarre colony. Forgotten Fatherland vividly recounts his arduous adventure locating the ...


The Ghost: A Novel

Simon & Schuster, 2007

From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Imperium comes The Ghost , an extraordinarily auspicious thriller of power, politics, corruption, and murder. Dashing, captivating Adam Lang was Britain's longest serving -- and most controversial -- prime minister of the last half century, whose career ended in tatters after he sided with America in an unpopular war on terror. Now, after stepping down in disgrace, Lang is hiding out in wintry ...


The Black Orchestra (WW2 spy thriller)

JJ Toner, 2013

WW2 Germany. The German war machine has invaded Poland and is advancing west toward France. In Berlin Kurt Muller, an Abwehr signalman, discovers a colleague lying dead at his radio receiver. The criminal police dismiss the death as suicide, but Kurt is not convinced. Kurt follows a trail of mysteries, witnessing several atrocities that expose the Nazi regime for what it truly is. When the trail leads him to the German resistance, he faces the ...



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