Simon & Schuster



The Chancellor

This absorbing biography explores the public and very private life of Angela Merkel, the woman who served for 16 years as the head of the German government.

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Review of ‘The Chancellor’

The key to Angela Merkel’s extraordinary political achievements lies in her beginnings. The first half of her life was spent in East Germany, where she withstood the pressures of a police state. She learned that freedom of thought and action cannot be taken for granted. As the daughter of a Lutheran pastor, Merkel also believed…

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