by Philippe Sands

“Hypnotic, shocking, and unputdownable.” –John le Carré

From the author of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning East West Street: A tale of Nazi lives, mass murder, love, cold war espionage, a mysterious death in the Vatican–and “the Ratline,” the Nazi escape route to Peron’s Argentina.

Baron Otto von Wächter, Austrian lawyer, husband, father, high Nazi official, senior SS officer, former governor of Galicia during the war, creator and overseer of the Krakow ghetto, indicted after as a war criminal for the mass murder of more than 100,000 Poles, hunted by the Soviets, the Americans, the British, by Simon Wiesenthal, on the run for three years, from 1945 to 1948 . . .

Interview with the Author

History Extra
A Nazi Mystery
4/24/20      58 min

The Book Club
Philippe Sands on the trail of Nazis
5/13/20       38 min

Sydney Writer’s Festival
Philippe Sands: The Ratline
5/27/20       57 min




BISAC Biography & Autobiography

BISAC History

BISAC Political Science

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