A World To Win (The Lanny Budd Novels, Book 7) by Upton Sinclair

By Upton Sinclair

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Lanny Budd infiltrates the Nazi excessive command within the riveting 6th bankruptcy of Upton Sinclair's Pulitzer Prize–winning sequence of ancient novels

speeding and well-connected, Lanny Budd has earned the belief of the Nazi excessive command. To Adolf Hitler and his internal circle, the yankee paintings broker is a "true believer" devoted to their Fascist reason. yet Lanny is basically a undercover agent serving as President Franklin Roosevelt's eyes and ears in Germany.

while he learns of the Führer's plans for conquest, Lanny's dire warnings to Neville Chamberlain and different reluctant ecu leaders fall on deaf ears. The sour seeds sown many years previous with the Treaty of Versailles at the moment are bearing fruit, and there'll be no preventing the Nazi conflict computing device because it rolls relentlessly on towards Paris.

Dragon Harvest captures the dramatic second whilst international leaders discovered that during attempting to appease Hitler, they made a grave mistake. An magnificent mixture of heritage, experience, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testomony to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair's imaginative and prescient and his singular skills as a storyteller.

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Something was surely coming out of these dickerings, declared his lordship. ” “You surprise me,” responded the secretive one.

Hitler had said: “Poland? Um Gottes. Willen, how did we come to get into a war over Poland? Poland is a pigsty; Poland stinks! You British tell the Americans that you believe in democracy; you don’t, of course, but even if you did, what has that to do with Poland, a dictatorship of landlords and colonels? They weren’t pacifists, but they wanted to fight the right war, and when they knew they were fighting the wrong one, they begrudged every drop of British blood, every dead Tommy or officer, every home that was bombed, every factory and shipyard and oiltank and whatnot.

Oh, Lanny, he mustn’t know. I must manage to get myself together. I must think up some other trouble, if he asks me why my eyes are red! Surely this was one of the oddest human entanglements he had come upon in a life among odd people. He had spoken with vigorous certainty for his dear mother’s benefit, but in the secrecy of his heart he wondered: could it conceivably be that Parsifal Dingle, a man in the sere and yellow leaf, was being lured by the dream of budding youth and blossoming beauty, things which he had missed in his own early days in a small unlovely village of the Middle West?

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