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ABYSS

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS 1962

The new book from Max Hastings

The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most perilous event in history, when mankind faced a looming nuclear collision between the United States and Soviet Union. During those weeks, the world gazed into the abyss of potential annihilation.


Publishing 29 September 2022

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Max will be talking about Abyss at the following events: WIMBLEDON FESTIVAL – Sunday, 25th September, 1.00pm CHELSEA HISTORY FESTIVAL – Sunday 25th September, 6pm MARLBOROUGH LITERARY FESTIVAL …
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RAVE REVIEWS FOR SOLDIERS

‘These accounts show the reality of military life … A pointillist portrait of enthralling sensitivity … stories tumble from the pages of this book like …
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MAX HASTINGS


Sir Max Hastings is an author, journalist and broadcaster whose work has appeared in every British national newspaper.  He now reviews regularly for the Sunday Times and New York Review of Books.  He has published twenty-six books, among the most recent of which are THE SECRET WAR: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-45 (2015); CATASTROPHE: Europe Goes to War 1914 (2013); ALL HELL LET LOOSE (2011); DID YOU REALLY SHOOT THE TELEVISION ?: A Family Fable (2010); FINEST YEARS: Churchill As Warlord 1940-45 (2009);  and ARMAGEDDON: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 (2004).

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