The Song Before it is Sung Paperback
On 20 July 1944, Adolf Hitler narrowly escaped an assassin's bomb.
Axel von Gottberg and his conspirators were hunted down and hanged from meat-hooks, and the executions filmed.
Sixty years later, Conrad Senior is left a legacy of papers by von Gottberg's close friend, the legendary Oxford professor Elya Mendel, and becomes obsessed with what they reveal and finding the brutal film.
Award-winning writer Justin Cartwright has conjured a masterwork that addresses the nature of friendship and what it means to be human, and it is a remarkable tapestry of passion, ideas, frailty and courage.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 04/02/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747585947