Get Tan With Nazis, Emperors, Monks: Classic Beach Books

Travel back in time for dinner at Krakow’s castle with Hans Frank, the mass-murdering, Chopin-adoring governor general of most of Poland. Think the thoughts of the emperor and poet Hadrian (“Animula vagula blandula”). Visit Montparnasse, Berlin, London, the Republic of Gilead. These classic novels take you there:

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