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Laurent Binet

Laurent Binet lives and works in France.
Laurent Binet: HHhH
Prague, 1942. Two men have been enlisted to kill the head of the Gestapo, two Czechoslovak parachutists sent on a daring mission by London to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the principal architect of the Final Solution. Laurent Binet joins us from France to discuss his debut novel HHhH, and to ask, when you are a novelist writing about real people, how do you resist the temptation to make things up? Heydrich’s boss is Heinrich Himmler but everyone in the SS says “Himmler’s bra...