The sensational story of the greatest robbery and criminal cover-up the world has ever known ...
Ian Sayer is a transport executive and one-time truck driver and insurance clerk. His interest in Nazi gold was first aroused by the Guinness Book of Records' account of the greatest robbery of all time. He began his extensive search for this book back in 1974. Douglas Botting is a writer whose previous books reflect his interest in travel, exploration and twentieth century war. These include Aftermath in Europe, In the Ruins of the Reich and Gavin Maxwell: A Life.
"Reads like the sleazy world described in Graham Greene's Third Man
with several noughts added to the transactions" * Daily Express
"A major feat of detection . . . a remarkable story . . . the murky post-war world of racketeering and corruption . . . it is all here . . . they have solved the mystery as far as anyone could solve it" * Birmingham Post *
"A riveting thriller-style account of what happened to the Nazi gold hoard" * The Guardian *