2017 Festival – Episode 2.
September 1938. Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there – Munich.
Robert Harris’s spy thriller, Munich, set over the four days of the 1938 Munich Conference, confirms him as the pre-eminent historical novelist of our time. Robert Harris is the author of eleven bestselling novels including the Cicero Trilogy, Fatherland and An Officer and a Spy, which won four prizes including the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.
James Holland is a writer, broadcaster, and Second World War historian.
The episode was recorded at Printworks, Dublin Castle, on 29th September 2017.