'Far more illuminating and enjoyable than the season's other big thriller, John le Carr 's Our Kind of Traitor' Daily Express. Daily Express 'Rich, compelling, beautifully written and with a central character that it's impossible not to admire' Daily Mail. Daily Mail 'Kerr is a master of evoking the spirit of the age' Financial Times. Financial Times 'A brilliantly crafted challenge to the stereotypical received history of the Second World War' The Times. The Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Philip Kerr is the author of many novels, but perhaps most important are the five featuring Bernie GuntherA Quiet Flame, The One from the Other, and the Berlin Noir trilogy (March Violets, The Pale Criminal, and A German Requiem). He lives in London and Cornwall, England, with his family.
Philip Kerr is simply the best among the mid 20th century crime novel writers. His sarcastic, sometimes cinical style fits perfectly with the horrors comitted by ordinary looking... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Gabor Mehes
I am a big fan of this series, which interweaves a fictional detective, Bernie Gunther, with a host of real life dictators/psychopaths. Read morePublished on June 11 2013 by P.A.W