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Stasi Child: too many plots

Just one or two of the multiple plot threads in this Cold War thriller, set in East Germany in the 1970s, could have created a gripping Iron Curtain conspiracy. 435 more words

Book Reviews

Fiction review: Hand of God by Philip Kerr

Let’s get one thing straight: I couldn’t care less about football. I’m one of the very few Englishmen who looks blank when someone asks me what team I support. 452 more words

Wednesday Pontification

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 1/18/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 690 more words


In search of Bernie Gunther

I am standing in front of Hotel Adlon in Berlin. I’m here in search of Bernie Gunther. After Bernie was forced to resign from the Berlin Criminal Police he worked as house detective at the Adlon. 1,500 more words


"The Christians" at the Taper: Much to Ponder

There is a time-worn adage which says one should never discuss politics or religion. Particularly these days, as fractures within the largest faith in the US – Christianity – have divided people into liberal and conservative camps, mainstream denominations and evangelical start-ups, small worship environments and mega-churches, the danger of debate is evident everywhere from social media to political campaigns. 757 more words


Review: March Violets by Philip Kerr

The verdict is in!

4 out of 5 Stars

The version I have:
Published by Penguin 2012.

Bought with help from RegionMidt.

The cover picture, is the version I have. 583 more words


A Man Without Breath -- An Excellent Bernie Gunther Novel

I am a big fan of Philip Kerr’s Bernie Gunther series, and A Man Without Breath is an excellent addition to the series.  Bernie Gunther would like to be an ordinary criminal investigator, but the Nazi regime and World War II make that impossible.   175 more words