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A Good German: A Biography of Adam von Trott Zu Solz

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Paperback, 372 pages
Published December 1st 1993 by Overlook Books (first published January 1st 1992)
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Adam von Trott zu Stolz, the Good German of the title, was a fascinating character. A socialist at Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, he abhorred Hitler, but saw himself as a German patriot. As the thirties wore on he became closer to the conspirators in the army, the Abwehr and the Foreign Service who were plotting to get remove Hitler. He did his bit, by trying to open up lines of communication with leading Britons, including the Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax and the Prime Minsiter, Nevil ...more
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Fascinating account of an Anglophile German who charmed elevated social circles in both Britain and Germany before immersing himself into anti-Nazi activities.
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Giles MacDonogh (born 1955) is a British writer, historian and translator.

MacDonogh has worked as a journalist, most notably for the Financial Times (1988–2003), where he covered food, drink and a variety of other subjects. He has also contributed to most of the other important British newspapers, and is a regular contributor to the Times . As an historian, MacDonogh concentrates on central Eur
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