A World to Win is the seventh book of the epic historical narrative in Upton Sinclair's World's End Lanny Budd series.
Lanny Budd, the protagonist in this classic series is the debonair, suave and wealthy American peace lover.
The story opens with Lanny meeting with the French leaders, politically and militarily, following the German occupation of Paris.
Lanny is captured by French underground patriots who believe he is a Nazi agent and has a harrowing escape.
In his most dangerous mission as a presidential agent, Lanny is briefed on the development of the Atomic Bomb project headed by Albert Einstein himself.
On his mission to Germany to ferret out German advancements in developing the bomb, Lanny's plane crashes in the arctic waters off the coast of Newfoundland and he is severely injured.
A fabulous around the world cruise follows Lanny's long hospitalization.
The cruise aboard the yacht Oriole is owned by a wealthy Baltimore man who wants Lanny to marry his daughter Lizbeth.
The reader will remember Laurel as the anti-Nazi journalist whom Lanny ingeniously help to escape the Gestapo in Dragon's Harvest.
As I mentioned in my review of Dragon's Harvest, you the reader were going to meet the future Mrs. Lanny Budd.
Read how the astrological warning by a Rumanian living in Germany predicted several years earlier that Lanny would die in Hong Kong almost comes about.
It almost comes true but Lanny and Laurel narrowly escape a besieged Hong Kong with a laborious journey through China, war-torn Yenan to find themselves guests of Stalin in friendly Russia.
This book concludes with a lengthy interview between Stalin and Lanny.
Follow all of the characters that make for Lanny's extended families.
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