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Kaiser's Last Kiss (Paperback) (Alan Judd)

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Soon to be a movie starring Christopher Plummer, Lily James, and Jai Courtney, this “wonderfully satisfying, sophisticated novel” (Daily Telegraph) follows the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm, the young ****** officer assigned to guard him, and the Jewish maid who unwittingly comes between them.It is 1940 and the exiled monarch Kaiser Whilhelm is living in his Dutch chateau, Huis Doorn. The old German king spends his days chopping logs and musing on what might have been.When the ****** invade Holland, the Kaiser’s staff is replaced by SS guards, led by young and recently commissioned SS officer Martin Krebbs, and an unlikely relationship develops between the king and his keeper. While they agree on the rightfulness of German expansion and on holding the nation's Jewish population accountable for all ills, they disagree on the solutions.But when Krebbs becomes attracted to Akki, a Jewish maid in the house, he begins to question his belief in Nazism. As the threads of history conspire with the recklessness of the heart, The Kaiser, Untersturmfuhrer Krebbs, and the mysterious Akki find themselves increasingly conflicted and gravely at risk…
Number of Pages: 221
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Alan Judd
Language: English
Street Date: January 3, 2017
TCIN: 51497203
UPC: 9781501144097
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-4635
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