Young Adolf

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First edition

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. ^ National Library of Australia's online catalogue
  2. ^ "Beryl Bainbridge". British Council Literature. British Council. Retrieved 2016-01-26.
  3. ^ Google Books
  4. ^ Amazon
  5. ^

Further reading[edit]

Mike Royden: "Adolf Hitler - did he visit Liverpool during 1912-13?"

Mike Royden, The Hitler Family of Liverpool, 'Tales From The 'Pool - A Collection of Liverpool Stories', Creative Dreams Publishing (UK) (2017)