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  • Published: 3 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505557
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 640
  • RRP: $22.99

Winter




A sweeping portrait of one Berlin family, spanning generations and two world wars

Peter and Paul, the two sons of German businessman Harald Winter, are bonded together by a childhood trauma. But as they grow up the brothers also grow apart. When the shadow of the Third Reich falls they become divided by war and their differing ideals - only to meet again years later at the Nuremberg trials. An epic prelude to the Bernard Samson Game, Set and Match trilogy, Winter is a rich, tragic portrait of the fortunes of a family, and a nation, over half a century.

  • Published: 3 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505557
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 640
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Len Deighton

Len Deighton is the author of over thirty bestsellers of carefully researched fiction and non-fiction. His history writing was encouraged by A. J. P. Taylor and his books are noted for the picture they provide of the German side of the fighting as well as that of the Allies. His books include Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain and Blood, Tears and Folly: An Objective Look at World War II, both published by Pimlico.

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Praise for Winter

Deighton's research and plotting are as surefooted as ever, while the pace and tension leave one almost breathless. A frightening yet compelling novel.

Sunday Telegraph

A monumental work ... brilliantly executed.

Daily Telegraph

Deighton's most ambitious and subtle book to date, an epic fiction.

Evening Standard

Deighton is a fearless observer of the deceptive human world.

John Gray, New Statesman

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