By Upton Sinclair
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Publish yr note: First released in 1973
Lanny Budd infiltrates the Nazi excessive command within the riveting 6th bankruptcy of Upton Sinclair's Pulitzer Prize–winning sequence of historic novels
rushing and well-connected, Lanny Budd has earned the belief of the Nazi excessive command. To Adolf Hitler and his internal circle, the yank artwork broker is a "true believer" devoted to their Fascist reason. yet Lanny is de facto 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 a long time past with the Treaty of Versailles at the moment are bearing fruit, and there'll be no preventing the Nazi struggle computer because it rolls relentlessly on towards Paris.
Dragon Harvest captures the dramatic second whilst global leaders learned that during attempting to appease Hitler, they made a grave mistake. An incredible mixture of historical past, event, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testomony to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair's imaginative and prescient and his singular abilities as a storyteller.
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Extra resources for A World To Win (The Lanny Budd Novels, Book 7)
Lanny would bring out the small phonograph and put on a record and teach him dancing steps—exactly as he had done for the little one’s mother. Just twenty-one years ago that had been, when Lanny had come down from Paris after the Peace Conference which had undertaken to make the world safe for Democracy and instead had made it safe for Nazi-Fascism. He had to be sly as the serpent and watchful as the tiger on the hunt; every word had to be studied, every gesture, every facial expression, and many a time he had known that his life depended upon his shrewdness.
The aristocratic Spanish lady who had inherited the bulk of the munitions king’s fortune had seventeen other names and didn’t need his. Lanny put the sealed envelope in another and larger one, and addressed this to “The Hon. Joe had instructions that the inner envelope was to be forwarded by diplomatic pouch, which, of course, always went by air. By such elaborate precautions he had in the course of three years managed to send close to a hundred reports, and without slip-up so far as he knew.
To turn traitor and menace them could mean not merely death but cruel torture preceding it. And when, after these fashionable forays, Lanny would come back to the family nest, even then he was not free; even then Duty, stern daughter of the voice of God, controlled his life. It had to be right or it was no good at all; and never once in the course of three years as presidential agent had he set down one single memorandum; never had there been on his person or in his luggage or even in his home anything that the Gestapo and the Italian OVRA were not free to peruse and to photostat.