About this book
The story of one of history's most despicable villains and conmen: Louis Darquier, Nazi collaborator and 'Commissioner for Jewish Affairs' in the Vichy government. An authoritative and meticulously researched slice of history, which also interweaves a powerful personal memoir. 'A meticulous work of scholarship...an astonishing biography' "Guardian". 'A superb exploration of the fractured mind of French anti- Semitism' "Literary Review"
Tells the story of one of history's despicable villains and conmen - Louis Darquier, Nazi collaborator and 'Commissioner for Jewish Affairs', who dissembled his way to power in the Vichy government and was responsible for sending thousands of children to the gas chambers.