Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold audiobook

Winter Men

By Jesper Bugge Kold
Translated by K. E. Semmel
Read by Nick Sandys

Brilliance Audio 9781503954755
11.17 Hours 1
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As the dark specter of the Nazis settles over Germany, two wealthy and educated brothers are suddenly thrust into the rising tide of war. Karl, a former soldier and successful businessman, dutifully answers the call to defend his country, while contemplative academic Gerhard is coerced into informing for the Gestapo. Soon the brothers are serving in the SS, and as Hitler’s hateful agenda brings about unspeakable atrocities, they find themselves with innocent blood on their hands. Following Germany’s eventual defeat, Karl and Gerhard are haunted by their insurmountable guilt, and each seeks a way to escape from wounds that will never heal. They survived the war and its revelation of systematic horrors, but can they survive the unshakable knowledge of their own culpability?

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Summary

As the dark specter of the Nazis settles over Germany, two wealthy and educated brothers are suddenly thrust into the rising tide of war. Karl, a former soldier and successful businessman, dutifully answers the call to defend his country, while contemplative academic Gerhard is coerced into informing for the Gestapo. Soon the brothers are serving in the SS, and as Hitler’s hateful agenda brings about unspeakable atrocities, they find themselves with innocent blood on their hands.

Following Germany’s eventual defeat, Karl and Gerhard are haunted by their insurmountable guilt, and each seeks a way to escape from wounds that will never heal. They survived the war and its revelation of systematic horrors, but can they survive the unshakable knowledge of their own culpability?

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“This is an extremely well-written novel, albeit a searing one, which will tug at the conscience of readers.” The Great Reads!

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Author Bio: Jesper Bugge Kold

Author Bio: Jesper Bugge Kold

Jesper Bugge Kold grew up in Copenhagen and has a bachelor’s degree from the Library School and a master’s degree from the University of Information Technology. Later, working as a sports journalist on several Danish TV-channels, he was editor on the national coverage of NFL. In 2009 he and his family moved to the countryside where he found time to start writing.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 11.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English