Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth

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Pan Macmillan, 1996 - Architects - 757 pages
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‘A masterpiece . . . a contribution to the effort of recuperation of human dignity at the end of this atrocious century . . . This is the account Joan of Arc would have given if she had been charged with interrogating Faust’ John Banville, Observer

‘A remarkable new biography – arguably the most important and certainly the most fascinating book about the Nazi era published in the last ten years . . . Gitta Sereny has written a masterpiece’ Robert Harris, Sunday Times

‘An essential experience that conveys like no other book the qualities of the Nazi elite . . . restoring emotion to people we would prefer to regard as soulless machines’ David Cesarini, Financial Times

‘A masterpiece of historical and inquisitorial technique, enables us to understand the ablest, most articulate, and most ambiguous of Hitler’s ministers’ Hugh Trevor-Roper, Sunday Telegraph Books of the Year

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User Review  - Debby Coco - Goodreads

This is a very intriguing book. The author helps us to understand how a generation of people could follow a criminal like Hitler. Her honesty and method of getting to the truth, her tireless research ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

I have read only the introduction, but I think this will be a very valuable resource for me. Sereny writes of what she calls Speer's "profound malaise with his own conscience … his battle with his ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

Her previous books include Into That Darkness, Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth & most recently Cries Unheard. Born in Vienna, she lives in London.

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