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Nuremberg's Palace of Justice, 1945, was the scene of a trial without precedent in history, a trial that continues to haunt the modern world.

Leading the listener into the palace is Sebastian, a young German-American whose fate is entwined with the lives and deaths of some towering figures of 20th-century history, including Hermann Goering and Adolf Hitler. In a gripping account of war makers who must face the consequences of their actions, Nuremberg: The Reckoning flows through Warsaw, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and finally Nuremberg, as Sebastian comes to terms with his family legacy and his national identity.

©2002 William F. Buckley, Jr. (P)2003 Blackstone Audiobooks

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"Buckley displays his unmatched talent for fictionalizing key historical moments in this masterful account of the infamous trials." (Booklist)

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  • sschwa
  • 2019-03-22

Interesting historical perspective but ...

This historical fiction gave some interesting factual perspective of the international Nuremberg trials but was encountered by a laborious main plot and a series of subplots that went nowhere.

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  • D. Kammerer
  • 2017-06-30

I recommend this book

I throughly enjoyed reading this book. I recommend it to everybody that I know. It shows the narrative about the so called I was only following orders.