Drawing on the Nazis' original plans for the Jews, Guy Saville has meticulously imagined a world-that-nearly-was to tell an epic tale of love, revenge and survival.
1953 and there has been no holocaust, rather all Jews have been exiled to Madagascar and ex-mercenary Burton Cole risks his life and the fate of the world to rescue the woman he loves.
Click here to read an article by Guy Saville on the reasearch that went into the writing of The Madagaskar Plan.
A brilliant what if novel of the years after WW2 for fans of The Man in the High Castle. 1953. Britain and her Empire are diminished. Nazi Germany controls Europe and a vast African territory. There has been no Holocaust. Instead, the Jews have been exiled to Madagaskar, a tropical ghetto ruled by the SS. Returning home after a disastrous mission to Africa, ex-mercenary Burton Cole finds his lover has disappeared. Desperate to discover her, he is drawn into a conspiracy that will lead him back to the Dark Continent. Meanwhile Walter Hochburg, Nazi Governor of Kongo, has turned his attention to Madagaskar. Among the prisoners are scientists who could develop him a weapon of unimaginable power. But Hochburg is not the only one interested in Madagaskar. The British plan to destroy its naval base to bring America into a war against the Reich. They have found the ideal man for the task: Reuben Salois, the only Jew to have escaped the ghetto. The only one brave, or foolhardy, enough to return. These three men will converge on Madagaskar. The fate of the world is in their hands...Drawing on the Nazis' original plans for the Jews, Guy Saville has meticulously imagined a world-that-nearly-was to tell an epic tale of love, revenge and survival.
'Saville gives us an horrific reimagining of the Dark Continent' The Times
'[the] plot is clever, imaginative and, in its finale, wholly unexpected. In a crowded field, THE AFRIKA REICH stands out as a rich and unusual thriller, politically sophisticated and hard to forget.' Economist
'Fatherland for an action movie age' Daily Telegraph
'A thoroughly enjoyable and compelling read' Sun
'This graphic, pacy alternate history thriller is scarily convincing.' Australian
'An enthralling look at the horror that might have been if Germany was not defeated' Sydney Daily Telegraph
Publication date: 28/01/2016
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 16/07/2015
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||28th January 2016|
|Publisher:||Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense, Historical fiction,|
Guy Saville was born in England in 1973. He has lived in South America and North Africa and is currently based in the UK. Click here to read an article by Guy Saville on the reasearch that went into the writing of The Madagaskar Plan. Author photo © Mark PringleMore About Guy Saville