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'Munich' dramatizes one of the turning points of World War II

"Fatherland," the 1992 mega-bestselling novel that made the career of Robert Harris, focused on one of the most pivotal "what if"s of history: it took place in an alternate history in which the Nazis won the Second World War. His new novel returns to the setting of the war and dramatizes not an alternative history but one of the actual turning points of WWII: the Munich conference held in September 1938 in which British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain met with Hitler

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