Merkel’s Summer Reading: ‘We’re Fascinated By the Tyrant’

Angela Merkel was recently spotted on vacation reading “Tyrant” by Stephen Greenblatt. Was the German chancellor sending a hidden message by reading the book, which has been widely interpreted as being critical of Donald Trump? We asked the author.

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Author: Spiegel.de

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