Synopses & Reviews
The New Yorker declared the first volume of Ian Kershaw's two-volume masterpiece as close to definitive as anything we are likely to see, and that promise is fulfilled in this stunning second volume.
As Nemesis opens, Adolf Hitler has achieved absolute power within Germany and triumphed in his first challenge to the European powers. Idolized by large segments of the population and firmly supported by the Nazi regime, Hitler is poised to subjugate Europe. Nine years later, his vaunted war machine destroyed, Allied forces sweeping across Germany, Hitler will end his life with a pistol shot to his head.
'Magisterial . . . anyone who wishes to understand the Third Reich must read Kershaw."Niall Ferguson
"The Hitler biography of the twenty-first century" (Richard J. Evans), Ian Kershaw's Hitler is a new, distilled, one-volume masterpiece that will become the standard work. From Hitler's origins as a failed artist in fin-de-si
This one-volume edition of Kershaw's "superb biography" (Ian Buruma, "New York Times Book Review") of Hitler will be the final word on the most demonic figure of the 20th century. of photos.
Finally, the one-volume edition of Ian Kershaw's definitive and masterful biography of Hitler.
About the Author
Ian Kershaw is a professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield and the author of numerous works of history, including Hitler: A Biography, Fateful Choices and Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution. He lives in Manchester, England.