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Back Again! Philip Kerr, Daphne du Maurier, and Plenty of Self-Promotion

Been quiet around here, as I was in Canada for four weeks recuperating from life and seeing friends and family.

I also did some reading, though never as much as I’d like to (maybe when my daughter is a little older). 519 more words

Bernie Gunther, post-war


I’ve stayed away from Philip Kerr‘s crime novels. This wasn’t because I doubted the universally positive judgment of readers and reviewers as to the excellence of the writing or the depths of the character, Bernie Gunther, but more because you get too much Nazi history in real life, even in 2017, without having to turn to fiction for it. 124 more words

History

The Ashes Of Berlin: a shattered society

This is not a book to wolf down in one sitting, nor one you can nibble away at in brief bites. It’s too densely detailed and emotionally intense for that. 455 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review - If The Dead Rise Not (Philip Kerr)

If the Dead Rise Not

Philip Kerr

2009

Grief: I no longer had patience for it. What did it matter when you grieved for people when they died? 1,524 more words

Noir

PHILIP KERR AND THE DARK SIDE OF THE FRENCH RIVIERA

Une idée de lecture pour l’été! A good read for this summer!

English novelist and playwright W. Somerset Maugham used to describe the French Riviera as “ 354 more words

French Riviera