Steven Crossley gives a near-perfect narration of Hett's well-written and researched account of how the German experiment in democracy, the Weimar Republic, came to be replaced by the Nationalist Socialists, the Nazis. What struck this reviewer is that all the parties involved seem to have favored statism--a centrally controlled government. The Weimar Republic really was nothing like what we in the Anglo-American world have experienced as democracy. It was all about the power. Crossley's British accent gives his narration an academic-sounding quality quite fitting for the text. He is clear and precise in pronunciation and enunciation and is suitably expressive throughout. M.T.F. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2018]
Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2018
DD ISBN 9781427298652 $26.99
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