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The Pale Criminal: back to Berlin Noir

Philip Kerr wrote his original Berlin Noir trilogy nearly three decades ago, and it’s been about that long since I last read them. The Pale Criminal is the second in the series and only its brevity suggests that it’s a much older book than the current, long-running series centred around Bernie Gunther… 395 more words

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Hello, Mr Kerr? David Downing here...

Well, here’s a thing.

I finally decided to mop up some early Philip Kerr titles and get stuck into #4, A Quiet Flame.

Nowhere to be found. 624 more words

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A German Requiem by Philip Kerr

The Blurb On The Back:

In the bitter winter of 1947, as the Russian Zone closes around the ruined city, Berliners live on fear and dubiously earned PX goods. 565 more words

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The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr

The Blurb On The Back:

It is September 1938. In a sweltering heat wave, the German people anxiously await the outcome of the Munich conference, wondering if the Fuhrer will plunge Europe into another war. 539 more words

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BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016 ... part one

Newspapers, television, radio, bloggers – they’re all at it in these dog days between Christmas and New Year. Alert followers will have noticed that Fully Booked… 1,405 more words


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