Reviewed: Laurent Binet’s Historical Masterpiece “HHhH”

HHhH by Laurent Binet; translated by Sam Taylor Farrar, Strauss and Giroux; 336 p. I thought I knew all the main villains of of the Nazi regime. “They haunted my dreams for too long to admit, but at least I would do well on my social studies exam,” I rationalized as a child. Goebbels: the diminutive, club footed, Minister of Propaganda; Himmler: head of the S.S.; Goring: nominated successor to Hitler and Commander of the daunting German Air force; Eichmann: […]

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