PRAISE FOR HUNTING EICHMANN
"[A] deeply researched book...Bascomb blends his material into a narrative that sounds like a Jason Bourne movie, as operatives track, find, and then capture their man." —Philadelphia Inquirer
"A fantastic spy story" —Associated Press
"A first-class thriller and an unbelievable story of perseverance and the search for redemption. An absolute must-read." —PopMatters
"The shadowy world of ex-Nazis hiding away in a far-off continent, Germany’s own struggle of memory against forgetting, and a young country’s clamorous desire for justice...Gripping." —The Economist
"Detailed and well-researched" —Washington Post
"Hunting Eichmann is truth, and it is a great thriller...A fantastically written story of captivating intrigue and a superb history." —Charleston Post & Courier
"Groundbreaking....Constructed like a good spy novel--but all the more remarkable for its veracity, Hunting Eichmann provides an expansive view into the personalities of the hunted and hunters...The mission's spectacular success, narrated in nail-biting detail, finally propelled the Shoah into the world's collection consciousness."
"A gripping read" —Publishers Weekly
"There is enough drama—and enough characters—in this book to flesh out a Dickens novel, but Bascomb wisely does not try to be Dickens. He is simply a good reporter, telling us a story that needs to be told, and also needs to be remembered and learned from." —Bookreporter
"A riveting and passionate account of one of history's most fascinating—and morally significant—secret operations. Bascomb has utilized recently declassified documents to add vivid detail to this stirring episode in the struggle for justice for the victims of genocide."
—Michael Oren, bestselling author of Six Days of War
"Chilling, authoritative, and timely...Bascomb's work is an exhaustive, well-researched volume that supersedes prior accounts."
"Reads like a Tom Clancy thriller." —San Francisco Chronicle
"A fast-paced and suspenseful account of the controversial 15 year manhunt—and kidnapping—that raised consciousness around the world about the Holocaust." —The Oregonian
"Reads like a well-crafted espionage thriller....Bascomb uses anecdotes and you-are-there details to create scenes of occasional humor, suspense and horror...One finishes reading Hunting Eichmann with a sense of justice was served and that the good guys won." —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"A gripping book." —US News & World Report
"Bascomb documents one of the most extraordinary spy missions in history with a compelling intensity." —Providence Journal
"An impressive achievement...presented in a way that rivets the reader's interest, matching any fictional tale of espionage since it has the virtue of being a factual chronicle, more than qualifying for what the English poet, John Milton, called 'the bright countenance of truth." —Jewish Advocate
"An outstanding account of a sustained and worthy manhunt...thrilling." —Booklist
"Written with rich detail and authority." —Bookpage
"There's no greater satisfaction than seeing someone guilty of great evil being brought to justice, and few people in history have been guilty of more than Adolf Eichmann. Neal Bascomb tells the story of his capture with great verve and a novelist's eye for suspense.
—Adam Hochschild, award-winning author of Leopold's Ghost
"Admirably researched and relentlessly paced, Hunting Eichmann brings us closer to the manhunt for the Holocaust's architect than we've ever come before. A strangely affecting nonfiction thriller."
—Stephan Talty, NYT bestselling author of Empire of Blue Water