Young Adolf

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Young Adolf is a novel[1] written by author Beryl Bainbridge, and first published in 1978 by Duckworth.[2] Presented as biographical fiction, the book's main character is 23-year-old Adolf Hitler.[3] Hitler visits relatives in Liverpool, where he gets into serious trouble with the English.[4]

The book was adapted for television as The Journal of Bridget Hitler in 1981.[5]


  1. ^ Bainbridge, Beryl (November 20, 1978). "Young Adolf". Duckworth. Retrieved November 20, 2019 – via National Library of Australia (new catalog).
  2. ^ "Beryl Bainbridge". British Council Literature. British Council. Retrieved 2016-01-26.
  3. ^ Bainbridge, Beryl (November 20, 1979). "Young Adolf". Braziller. Retrieved November 20, 2019 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Bainbridge, Beryl. Young Adolf. Carroll & Graf. ISBN 978-0786702589.
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