Munich, september 1938:Hitler is determined to start a war, Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. They will meet in a city which forever afterwards will be notorious for what is about to take place. As Chamberlain’s plane judders over the channel and the Fuhrer’s train steams south, two young men travel with their leaders. Former friends from a more peaceful time, they are now on opposing sides. As Britain’s darkest hour approaches, the fate of millions could depend on them – and the secrets they’re hiding.
Forthcoming Reading Group choices (please note, these are subject to change – keep an eye on the web-site for confirmation!)
August 13th: Master and Commander – Patrick O’Brien or Swallowing Mercury – Wioletta Greg
September 10th: True History of the Kelly Gang – Peter Carey or Sing, Unburied Sing – Jesmyn Ward
October 8th: In Parenthesis – David Jones 0r The Bear and the Nightingale – Katherine Arden