Hhhh

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ôHHhH blew me away... ItÆs one of the best historical novels IÆve ever come across.öùBret Easton Ellis, author of American Psycho and Less Than Zero A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction A Financial Times Best Book of the Year A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice HHhH: ôHimmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich,ö or ôHimmlerÆs brain is called Heydrich.ö The most lethal man in HitlerÆs cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich seemed indestructibleùuntil two exiled operatives, a Slovak and a Czech, killed him and changed the course of history. In Laurent BinetÆs mesmerizing debut, we follow Jozef Gabc_k and Jan KubiÜ from their dramatic escape from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to their fatal attack on Heydrich and their own brutal deaths in the basement of a Prague church. A seamless blend of memory, actuality, and BinetÆs own remarkable imagination, HHhH is at once thrilling and intellectually engrossingùa fast-paced novel of the Second World War that is also a profound meditation on the debt we owe to history.