Dragon Harvest (The Lanny Budd Novels, Book 6) by Upton Sinclair

By Upton Sinclair

Publish yr note: First released in 1945
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Lanny Budd infiltrates the Nazi excessive command within the riveting 6th bankruptcy of Upton Sinclair's Pulitzer Prize–winning sequence of ancient novels

speeding and well-connected, Lanny Budd has earned the belief of the Nazi excessive command. To Adolf Hitler and his internal circle, the yankee paintings broker is a "true believer" dedicated to their Fascist reason. yet Lanny is basically a undercover agent serving as President Franklin Roosevelt's eyes and ears in Germany.

whilst he learns of the Führer's plans for conquest, Lanny's dire warnings to Neville Chamberlain and different reluctant eu leaders fall on deaf ears. The sour seeds sown many years prior with the Treaty of Versailles are actually bearing fruit, and there'll be no preventing the Nazi struggle desktop because it rolls relentlessly on towards Paris.

Dragon Harvest captures the dramatic second while global leaders discovered that during attempting to appease Hitler, they made a grave mistake. An superb mixture of background, event, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testomony to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair's imaginative and prescient and his singular skills as a storyteller.

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