Set against the backdrop of Hitler's rise to power, this tense thriller begins with Bernhard Gunther's investigation into the disappearance of a diamond necklace. He soon finds himself caught in a web of Nazi politics and organized crime.
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"Echoes of Raymond Chandler but better on his vivid and well-researched detail than the master." Evening Standard
"Taut, brutal, coarse, believable and gripping stuff." Sunday Telegraph
"Kerr s complex intrigue allows space for brilliantly provoking political asides." Sunday Times" About the Author:
Philip Kerr is the author of many novels, but perhaps most important are the five featuring Bernie Gunther A 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."
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140114661
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