The New York Times
[a] thrilling book, as edge-of-your-seat gripping as any heist movie.
The Guardian
Nagorski has written a book for our time.
Father of psychoanalysis comes alive again
The Jewish Chronicle
Fascinating...Nagorski has a terrier-like ability to unpick conflicts.
The Mail on Sunday
Astonishing…this tale has found its ideal narrator.
Sunday Times
John le Carré meets Ian Kershaw.
Emma Szewczak, Holocaust scholar and author of The Offset
entertaining history
Publishers Weekly
a riveting page-turner. . . Excellent
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
spectacularly engaging and entertaining
Seth MacFarlane, executive producer, Family Guy and The Orville
a masterful work…a page-turner
Rebecca Erbelding, historian and author of Rescue Board
pulses with urgent life
Kati Marton, author of The Chancellor
a gripping masterpiece
Professor Brett Kahr, Freud Museum London
An intimate, touching portrait
Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind
As exciting and suspenseful as a spy novel
Lynne Olson, author of Madame Fourcade's Secret War

A dramatic true story about Sigmund Freud’s last-minute escape to London following the German annexation of Austria and the group of friends who made it possible.

Now in Paperback in the US and the UK