When Hitler invaded Vienna in the winter of 1938, Sigmund Freud, old and desperately ill, was among the city's 175,000 Jews dreading Nazi occupation. This book traces Hitler and Freud's oddly converging lives, then zeroes in on the last two years of Freud's life, during which he was rescued and brought to London.
Details how bin Laden became an international emblem of fundamentalist, pan-Islamic, anti-US fervour and the leader of a brotherhood. This title explains the global character of bin Laden's organisation, elaborating the extent of his sphere of influence in Europe and Asia.
In 1978 Pope John Paul I dies in mysterious circumstances. His successor, John Paul II, emerges from the conclave unaware that he is in mortal danger. It is only through the actions of a few loyal operatives that his assassination is prevented.
On a sunny day in Hollywood, Cooper Winslow, the silver screen's ageless star, is coming to the horrible realization that with no new roles coming his way, he may have to sell his beloved estate, the Cottage. With his new tenants come a host of changes, scandals and unexpected second chances.