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Episode from the podcastSimon Mayo's Books Of The Year

Robert Harris (V2)

Released Wednesday, 30th September 2020
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Simon and Matt chat to the best-selling author of Fatherland and Munich. Robert Harris'snew novel is a WWII thriller about a German rocket engineer, a former actress turned British spy, and the Nazi rocket program. It's November 1944, Willi Graf, a German rocket engineer, is launching Nazi Germany's V2 rockets at London from Occupied Holland. Kay Connolly, once an actress, now a young English Intelligence officer, ships out for Belgium to locate the launch sites and neutralize the threat. But when rumours of a defector circulate through the German ranks, Graf becomes a suspect. Unknown to each other, Graf and Connolly find themselves on opposite sides of the hunt for the saboteur.

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