Bernard Melunsky The Promise of Yalta

ISBN 13: 9781846243592

The Promise of Yalta

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This is a clever political novel that is set against the 1945 Yalta Conference. February 1945. The Yalta Conference. Crimea. As Hitler's Germany staggers to the brink of defeat, the Big Three - Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt - meet to thrash out the beginnings of a new world order. All is at stake: the birth of the United Nations, the sovereignty of Poland, the conclusion of the Pacific War; reparations, borders, the division of spoils...Present in the British delegation is Jimmy Bexley, a young aide to Winston Churchill. Yet Bexley is a man with a secret - a personal dilemma that mirrors in complexity and implacability, the bitter political machinations of Yalta. Berlin. The 1930s. Bexley, a Cambridge undergraduate, seeks answers to the seeming futility of his father's death in the Great War. Instead, he discovers a world gearing up for another inevitable conflict: the rise of Nazism; the steady march of communism; radicals, fanatics, ideologues, dilettantes on the Left and Right, all hell-bent on redefining the world. Here the seeds are sown for all that will follow: for global history and for Jimmy's own personal journey - a journey that will take him up close and personal with the Nazi menace; to the periphery of radical left-wing politics; to the service of Britain's greatest 20th-century statesman; to a deadly East - West cat and mouse game in the name of love. And ultimately to the impossible promise of Yalta...

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Bernard Melunsky worked as a reporter for the anti-apartheid Rand Daily Mail newspaper in Johannesburg before joining Reuters in London. He served as foreign correspondent for Reuters in Germany, India and South East Asia for more than a decade, and then as its Features Editor in London. He is a trustee of Refugee Youth, a charity that promotes opportunities for the development and integration of young refugees across London. He lives in Twickenham, London.

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Published by Book Guild Publishing Ltd (2009)
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