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Book Review - A German Requiem

A German Requiem

Philip Kerr


The third and (initially) final book in Philip Kerr’s Berlin Noir series of novels involving German PI Bernie Gunther, … 923 more words


Been So Long Since I Last Saw You*

I’ll bet you know the feeling. You read about – or someone mentions – an author whose work you’ve always admired. Then it hits you: you haven’t caught up with that author’s work in a long time – perhaps too long. 839 more words


Reading diary, #38

The bulk of my reading is still science fiction – 38% of my reading, in fact, with mainstream next highest at 25% – although that sf percentage has steadily declined in recent years. 2,121 more words


Philip Kerr: Die Hand Gottes

Philip Kerrs Besuch im Vorjahr bei der Kriminacht in Wien war für mich ein Highlight. Dort las er aus seinem ersten Fußball-Krimi “Der Wintertransfer”. Kerr ist es mit seinen Büchern jedenfalls gelungen, meine deutlich erkaltete Liebe zum Fußball wieder zu erwecken. 147 more words


WW2 Historical Crime Fiction - (5) A Man Without Breath

Philip Kerr’s Bernie Gunther novels bestride the 20th century, from the rise of the Nazis in 1930s Germany to the post war period when many countries still sheltered mysterious German gentlemen whose collective past has been, of necessity, reinvented. 525 more words


Currently Reading: Berlin Noir 

Berlin Noir by Philip Kerr. I picked this up years ago for  $10.00 because the cover intrigued me and is set in Nazi Germany.

It’s an entire trilogy in one book. 48 more words


False Nine by Philip Kerr

After the events of the previous book, Hand of God, Scott Manson has found himself out of work and looking for a new managerial position. 330 more words