“Historical fiction of a high order... Hurley’s descriptions of the cauldron of Stalingrad, and of Shakespearean vengeance are well worth relishing.”—The Times
“Compelling and richly entertaining.”—Daily Mail
“A fine writer... totally in command of his research.”—Shots Magazine
ABOUT LAST FLIGHT TO STALINGRAD:
For four years, the men in field grey have helped themselves to country after country across Western Europe.
For Werner Nehmann, a journalist at the Promi—the Ministry of Propaganda—this dizzying series of victories has felt like a party without end. But now the Reich’s attention has turned towards the East, and as winter sets in, the mood is turning.
Werner’s boss, Joseph Goebbels, can sense it.
A small man with a powerful voice and coal-black eyes, Goebbels has a deep understanding of the dark arts of manipulation. His words, his newsreels, have shaken Germany awake, propelling it towards its greater destiny and he won't let—he can't let—morale falter now.
But the Minister of Propaganda is uneasy and in his discomfort has pulled Werner into his close confidence.
And here, amid the power struggle between the Nazi Chieftains, Werner will make his mistake and begin his descent into the hell of Stalingrad…
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
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GRAHAM HURLEY is the author of the acclaimed Faraday and Winter crime novels and an award-winning TV documentary maker.
Two of the critically lauded series have been shortlisted for the Theakston’s Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel.
The first Spoils of War novel, Finisterre, was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.
Graham now writes full-time and lives with his wife, Lin, in Exmouth. For more information, visit grahamhurley.co.uk.