A brutal murderer on the streets is not unusual for Berlin in 1938. But this one is killing young Aryan girls and the Jew who has been framed proves innocent. Private Eye Bernie Gunther finds himself on the trail of the killer, and must pursue some very high-powered suspects.
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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.Review:
"...a superb tour of Berlin on the edge of an abyss and a cynical, dashing leading man. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Echoes of Raymond Chandler but better on his vivid and well-researched detail than the master." —Evening Standard
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014011467X