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Memory, crime and guilt leave scars across generations.
Philippe Sands discusses with Neil Kaplan the part historical detective story, part family history, and part legal thriller that tells the interconnected stories of the two men responsible for the terms ‘crimes against humanity’ and ‘genocide’ in the judgement at Nuremberg; the defendant, the Governor General of Nazi-occupied Poland; and Philippe’s mother’s family in Lviv and Vienna during WWII. Long listed for Cundhill Prize and Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize 2016.
Shortlisted for the 2017 Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize.
‘A monumental achievement’ John Le Carre
‘A triumph of astonishing research’ Antony Beevor
‘unputdownable and unforgettable’ Orlando Figes
Philippe Sands QC is a professor of Law at UCL and a practising barrister at Matrix Chambers. Frequently appearing before international courts including the International Criminal Court and the World Court in The Hague, he has been involved in important cases: Pinochet, Congo, Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Iraq and Guantanamo. His other books include Lawless World and Torture Team.
Neil Kaplan CBE QC SBS, an international arbitrator, has been engaged for over 40 years in dispute resolution as a barrister in England, a government lawyer in Hong Kong, a practising Queen’s Counsel in Hong Kong and a Judge of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in charge of the Construction and Arbitration List.