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An unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler’s post-invasion plans for Russia told through the recently discovered lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg – Hitler’s ‘philosopher’ and architect of Nazi ideology.

A groundbreaking historical work, The Devil’s Diary offers a chilling window into the mind of Adolf Hitler’s “chief social philosopher,” Alfred Rosenberg, who formulated some of the guiding principles behind the Third Reich’s genocidal crusade. It also chronicles the thrilling detective hunt for Rosenberg’s diary, which disappeared after the Nuremburg Trials and remained lost for almost three quarters of a century, until author Robert Wittman, a former FBI special agent who founded the Bureau’s Art Crimes Team, played an important role and tells the story now for the first time.

‘This engaging book deftly combines the various strands of the story … Lively and well written … Part detective story, part history book it restores Rosenberg to his rightful place … A fascinating read’ The Times

‘Cannot be recommended too highly’ New York Journal of Books

‘A fascinating scholarly detective story centring on the often overlooked ideological architect of the Third Reich . . . The authors do an excellent job of teasing out the fine details and placing them in the larger context, in the bargain offering overdue acknowledgement of Kempner's many contributions to the short-lived effort to bring Nazis to judgement. A footnote to a much larger story but a welcome one’ Kirkus

‘Mesmerising’ Daily Beast
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  • Seller location: Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, NZ

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