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HHhH
By Laurent Binet and Sam Taylor (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Picador USA
Publication date July 23, 2013
Pages 327
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781250033345
ISBN-10 1250033349
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.64 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
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"HHhH blew me away... It's one of the best historical novels I've ever come across."―Bret Easton Ellis, author of American Psycho and Less Than Zero

A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
A Financial Times Best Book of the Year
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich," or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich." The most lethal man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich seemed indestructible―until two exiled operatives, a Slovak and a Czech, killed him and changed the course of history.

In Laurent Binet's mesmerizing debut, we follow Jozef Gabcík and Jan Kubiš from their dramatic escape from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to their fatal attack on Heydrich and their own brutal deaths in the basement of a Prague church. A seamless blend of memory, actuality, and Binet's own remarkable imagination, HHhH is at once thrilling and intellectually engrossing―a fast-paced novel of the Second World War that is also a profound meditation on the debt we owe to history.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374169916
 
With Laurent Binet | from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 24, 2012)
9780374169916 | details & prices | 327 pages | 7.25 × 5.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $26.00
About: HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich", or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich".
Paperback
Book cover for 9781250033345 Book cover for 9781250121455
 
With Laurent Binet | Mti edition from Picador USA (November 1, 2016)
9781250121455 | details & prices | 336 pages | List price $16.00
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With Laurent Binet | Reprint edition from Picador USA (July 23, 2013)
9781250033345 | details & prices | 327 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.64 lbs | List price $16.00
About: "HHhH blew me away.
CD/Spoken Word
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With John Lee (other contributor), Laurent Binet | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (August 13, 2012)
9781452609089 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.56 lbs | List price $39.99
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