"Basically seems to be a vehicle for explaining what the German Austrian people thought of the Nazi leaders, and their corruption in the Alps. (which by the way, is some of the most beautiful territory you will ever see). (i did live in that region..."
"A terrible disappointment. Nothing close to his first offering. It's like he had all these ideas for a book, but couldn't get a full novel out of any of these and just decided to go the short story route. bah-humbug"