Look Who's Back, Timur Vermes
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Look Who's Back

Author: Timur Vermes

Narrator: Julian Rhind-Tutt

Unabridged: 11 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 04/05/2016

Genre: Fiction - Satire

Synopsis

HE'S BACK AND HE'S FUHRIOUS!"Desperately funny . . . An ingenious comedy of errors." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times"Satire at its best." --Newsweek"Thrillingly transgressive." --The GuardianA NEW YORK TIMES SUMMER READING PICKIn this record-breaking bestseller, Timur Vermes imagines what would happen if Adolf Hilter reawakened in present-day Germany: YouTube stardom.Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of open ground, alive and well. It's the summer of 2011 and things have changed--no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognizes his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman.People certainly recognize him--as a flawless impersonator who refuses to break character. The unthinkable happens, and the ranting Hitler goes viral, becomes a YouTube star, gets his own TV show, and people begin to listen. But the Fuhrer has another program with even greater ambition in mind--to set the country he finds in shambles back to rights.With daring humor, Look Who's Back is a perceptive study of the cult of personality and of how individuals rise to fame and power in spite of what they preach.

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