Look Who's Back

by Timur Vermes

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Look Who's Back Synopsis

Summer 2011. Berlin. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of 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, though - as a brilliant, satirical impersonator who refuses to break character. The unthinkable, the inevitable, happens, and the ranting Hitler takes off, goes viral, becomes a YouTube star, gets his own TV show, becomes someone who people listen to. All while he's still trying to convince people that yes, it really is him, and yes, he really means it. Look Who's Back is a black and brilliant satire of modern media-bloated society, seen through the eyes of the Fuhrer himself. Adolf is by turns repellent, sympathetic and hilarious, but always fascinating. Look Who's Back is outrageously clever, outrageously funny - and outrageously plausible.

Look Who's Back Press Reviews

'Shockingly plausible'
Die Zeit

'Uproariously funny'
Stern Magazin

'A merciless satire on our media-obsessed society' n-tv.de.

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ISBN: 9780857052926
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Publisher: MacLehose Press an imprint of Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780857052926
Publication date: 3rd April 2014
Author: Timur Vermes
Publisher: MacLehose Press an imprint of Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About Timur Vermes

The son of a German mother and a Hungarian father who fled the country in 1956, Timur Vermes was born in Nuremberg in 1967. He studied history and politics and went on to become a journalist. He has written for the Abendzeitung and the Cologne Express and worked for various magazines. He has ghostwritten several books since 2007. This is his first novel. Jamie Bulloch's translations include Ruth Maier's Diary, Portrait of a Mother as a Young Women by F. C. Delius, and novels by Paulus Hochgatterer and Daniel Glattauer.

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