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  • Grips from start to finish . . . Munich captures the mood of the times: the suspicion and the fear, the political intrigue, the swagger of the Nazi machine and the widespread elation at the mistaken belief that war has been averted. Superb.

    Mail on Sunday
  • Harris’s cleverness, judgment and eye for detail are second to none . . . his research is so impeccable that he could have cut all the spy stuff and published Munich as a history book. Harris’s treatment of Britain’s most maligned prime minister is so powerful, so persuasive, that it ranks among the most moving fictional portraits of a politician that I have ever read

    Sunday Times
  • An intelligent thriller . . . with exacting attention to historical detail

    The Times, BOOKS OF THE YEAR
  • A gripping account of the negotiations between Britain and Germany in 1938 before the outbreak of war

  • Atmospheric and fast-paced literary thriller . . . [it] grips from start to finish . . . Superb

    Mail on Sunday
  • Unputdownable to the point of being dangerous: the house could have been on fire while I was reading and I wouldn’t have noticed

    Sunday Express
  • Harris makes the reader gasp at every turn, with a truly moving portrayal of Chamberlain as a man who did the wrong thing for the right reason

    Daily Express, BOOKS OF THE YEAR
  • A brilliantly constructed spy novel set amid the politicking of Chamberlain’s last-ditch negotiations with Hitler

  • A tantalising addition to the inexhaustible game of “what if”?

  • A wonderful tale of personal relationships and political drama…This is a very, very good read

    Spectator, BOOKS OF THE YEAR

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