Fatherland is one of the historical what ifs novel that is done with just enough flair to interest us without expecting us to be historical bluffs that knows every intricacies of world war 2. It is still readable even if you have only cursory knowledge of world war 2, because it is written far after Nazi won world war 2. The novel focuses itself on what would a true nazi society would look like, and how would an ordinary citizen act when they are confronted with the war crimes that founded the regime that they are currently living in.
A veteran of the war that becomes a detective is tasked with solving a series of murder. Watch yourself emphatizing with a self-described... See More