THE ORDER OF THE DAY

THE ORDER OF THE DAY

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B>'A thoroughly gripping and mesmerising work of black comedy and political disaster' - Guardian/b>br>b>/b>br>b>Winner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt/b>br>b>/b>br>Eric Vuillard's gripping novel The Order of the Day tells the story of the pivotal meetings which took place between the European powers in the run-up to World War Two. What emerges is a fascinating and incredibly moving account of failed diplomacy, broken relationships, and the catastrophic momentum which led to conflict.The titans of German industry - set to prosper under the Nazi government - gather to lend their support to Adolf Hitler. The Austrian Chancellor realizes too late that he has wandered into a trap, as Hitler delivers the ultimatum that will lay the groundwork for Germany's annexation of Austria. Winston Churchill joins Neville Chamberlain for a farewell luncheon held in honour of Joachim von Ribbentrop: German Ambassador to England, soon to be Foreign Minister in the Nazi government, and future defendant at the Nuremberg trials.Suffused with dramatic tension, this unforgettable novel tells the tragic story of how the actions of a few powerful men brought the world to the brink of war.

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  • EAN

    9781509889976

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    128 Pages

  • Longueur

    19.6 cm

  • Largeur

    13.1 cm

  • Poids

    120 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Poche

Eric Vuillard

Né en 1968 à Lyon, Éric Vuillard est un écrivain et cinéaste français.

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