The Law in the Service of Nazi Murderers

Ferdinand von Schirach, grandson of a Nazi war criminal, has written a novel that debunks the belief that Germany's legal system underwent a true reform after the war, so that it was no longer possible to say, 'I was just following orders.'

"Der Fall Collini" ("The Collini Case" ) by Ferdinand von Schirach, English translation by Anthea Bell. Penguin / Michael Joseph, 208 pages, 13 pounds sterling