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Book Review - March Violets (Philip Kerr)

March Violets

Philip Kerr

When reading a private detective novel set in the 1930s, there are a number of things that, as any fan of the genre will tell you, you can expect to see. 682 more words


March Violets

March Violets
Philip Kerr
ISBN: 9780241976012

As you probably are aware, a good private investigator story is one of my guilty pleasures. From Chandler, to…

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Night Life Penultimate Best Novel Nom

So here we go with another historical crime novel – David C. Taylor’s Night Life.  It’s his debut novel and it garnered an Edgar nomination for… 699 more words


Kerr Again Nominated for Best Novel

Shades of 2012!  Philip Kerr is up again for an MWA Edgar Award for Best Novel for a Bernie Gunther historical crime novel.  This year’s entry is… 845 more words


The tale of two Grammars

    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us………………”

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English Language Teaching

Review: A German Requiem by Philip Kerr

of 5 stars

My version:
Historical Fiction Thriller, Second World War

1947. The private eye has survived the collapse of the Third Reich to find himself in Vienna. 652 more words


Evidence submitted to the IPT in Philip Kerr v MI5 organised stalking claim

The evidence in the T1 human rights claim in the Investigatory Powers Tribunal that is the current stage of the litigation that began as Philip Kerr -v- MI5… 62 more words