FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FATHERLAND, CONCLAVE AND AN OFFICER AND A SPY.September 1938Hitler is determined to start a war.Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace.The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there.Munich. As Chamberlains plane judders over the Channel and the Fhrers train steams relentlessly south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own. Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlains private secretaries; Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler resistance. Great friends at Oxford before Hitler came to power, they havent seen one another since they were last in Munich six years earlier. Now, as the future of Europe hangs in the balance, their paths are destined to cross again. When the stakes are this high, who are you willing to betray? Your friends, your family, your country or your conscience?Imperium, the acclaimed play cycle based on Robert Harriss Cicero novels, is running in the West End in summer 2018 tickets now on sale!
The book is in very good condition. The dustjacket is in very good condition with slight discolouration on the back.
The book is signed by the author on the title page, without dedications. First edition, first impression.