Look Who's Back

  • by Timur Vermes
  • Narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Berlin, Summer 2011. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of open ground, alive and well. Things have changed – no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman. People certainly recognise him, albeit as a flawless impersonator who refuses to break character. The unthinkable, the inevitable happens, and the ranting Hitler goes viral, becomes a YouTube star, gets his own T.V. show, and people begin to listen. But the Führer has another programme with even greater ambition – to set the country he finds a shambles back to rights.
Look Who’s Back stunned and then thrilled 1.5 million German readers with its fearless approach to the most taboo of subjects. Naive yet insightful, repellent yet strangely sympathetic, the revived Hitler unquestionably has a spring in his step.

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What the Critics Say

“Shockingly plausible” (Die Zeit)
“Uproariously funny” (Stern)
“Be warned. This book is funny. Very funny.” (Rebecca Morrison, Independent)
“An uproarious, disturbing book that will resonate long after you turn the final page” (Caroline Jowett, Daily Express)
“Clever, provocative and very entertaining. Hitler is a great, albeit monstrous, comic creation.” (Darragh McManus, Irish Independent)
“Julian Rhind-Tutt’s reading is beyond marvellous . . . Both funny and frightening, this is a subtle, historical study of the commanding nature of the fanatical demagogue, as well as a savage critique of contemporary western culture. It is a powerful and important book.” (Sue Gaisford, Independent)

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This book is an absolute gold!

You'll be laughing out loud the whole way through. It's the best piss-take on the modern society. And it also carries the warning. I think that warning is that a deluded maniac will even today find an audience, just like he did in 1930's and 1940's, as long as he is convinced that what he does is for the good of the people. But what it does is it explores this taboo topic in German society really well.
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- Mario Gudelj

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-04-2014
  • Publisher: Quercus