The Night has Twelve Hours

Fiction, Literary Fiction

An ultramodern biographical novel about the people who defied the terror of Nazism

The fate of the Bonhoeffer and Dohnanyi families are the focal point of this fascinating novel. And along with them, the ecclesiastical, but above all military, resistance with its two influential protagonists: Henning von Tresckow and Count Claus von Stauffenber.
The personal fates of the protagonists are linked in a unique way with the actual historical events. A fascinating novel about resistance, ideals and humanity, about the hope for new beginnings in the midst of darkness. This novel brings reader closer than ever before to the real actors in the German Resistance – exhaustively researched and grippingly narrated.

• The final part of the trilogy about the German Resistance

Sabine Friedrich

Sabine Friedrich, born in 1958 in Coburg, studied German and English in Munich and gained her PhD in 1989. Returning to her native Coburg in 1996, she has been living there ever since with her family. In 2012, Sabine Friedrich published her comprehensive novel “Wer wir sind” about the German resistance, along with a work report about the development of this novel.

  

The Night has Twelve Hours

An ultramodern biographical novel about the people who defied the terror of Nazism

The fate of the Bonhoeffer and Dohnanyi families are the focal point of this fascinating novel. And along with them, the ecclesiastical, but above all military, resistance with its two influential protagonists: Henning von Tresckow and Count Claus von Stauffenber.
The personal fates of the protagonists are linked in a unique way with the actual historical events. A fascinating novel about resistance, ideals and humanity, about the hope for new beginnings in the midst of darkness. This novel brings reader closer than ever before to the real actors in the German Resistance – exhaustively researched and grippingly narrated.

• The final part of the trilogy about the German Resistance

Bibliographic Data
640 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-28242-0
First published 2021