Berlin Noir: March Violets; The Pale Criminal; A German Requiem

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Penguin, 1993 - Fiction - 834 pages
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Ex-policeman Bernie Gunther thought he'd seen everything on the streets of 1930s Berlin. But then he went freelance, and each case he tackled sucked him further into the grisly excesses of Nazi subculture. And even after the war, amidst the decayed, imperial splendour of Vienna, Bernie uncovered a legacy that made the wartime atrocities look lily-white in comparison...


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User Review  - babybelle - LibraryThing

Entertaining.Need to concentrate,Wonderful atmospheric Berlin 30s setting.Reads v convincingly.Amusing in that Heydrich,Goering,Himmler all pop up and are included as characters with roles to play.Can ... Read full review

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User Review  - rocketjk - LibraryThing

Review of A German Requiem: Once again, Berlin private detective Bernie Gunther is up to his neck in grisly intrigue. In the first two books of Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir series, Gunther was a private ... Read full review


March Violets
The Pale Criminal
A German Requiem

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Philip Kerr is the author of seven previous Bernie Gunther novels, most recently Field Gray, which was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2011. Its predecessor, If the Dead Rise Not, was a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best Hardcover Fiction. As. P. B. Kerr, he is the author of the young adult series Children of the Lamp. Kerr lives in London.

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