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Browse Month: March 2018

Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought us Back from the Brink

From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything, this is a cinematic, behind-the-scenes account of a crucial moment which takes us inside the mind of one of the world’s greatest leaders – and provides a revisionist, more rounded portrait of his leadership.

May, 1940. Britain is at war, European democracies are falling rapidly and the public are unaware of this dangerous new world. Just days after his unlikely succession to Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, faces this horror -…

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

The sensational German bestseller on the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich, from Hitler to housewives.

‘Bursting with interesting facts’ Vice

‘Extremely interesting … a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched’ Ian Kershaw

The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler’s gripping bestseller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal…