March Violets (Paperback)Philip Kerr (author)
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'Bernie Gunther - sly, subversive, sardonic, and occasionally hilarious - is one of the greatest anti-heroes ever written. We're in good hands here.' - Lee Child
Bernhard Gunther is a private eye, specializing in missing persons. And in Hitler's Berlin, he's never short of work...
Winter 1936. A man and his wife shot dead in their bed. The woman's father, a millionaire industrialist, wants justice - and the priceless diamonds that disappeared along with his daughter's life.As Bernie follows the trail into the very heart of Nazi Germany, he's forced to confront a horrifying conspiracy. A trail that ends in the hell that is Dachau...
Stylishly written and powerfully evocative, Kerr's crime classic, the first in the wonderful Bernie Gunther series, transports readers to the rotten heart of Nazi Berlin, and introduces a private eye in the great tradition of Hammett and Chandler.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
'For Christmas, I would like all of Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir novels.' - Sam Mendes, Guardian
'Wonderfully sharp and satirical' - Times
'An impressive debut' Guardian'Fast-paced, laconic, unpredictable, and witty' - Evening Standard
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“Classic private eye novel ”
My first Bernie Gunther novel, and I loved the irreverence and the balance of light and dark. Phil Kerr has a wonderful way with words, his description of youth smoking has stuck in my mind as it amused me greatly.
“An Excellent Piece of Writing”
This is the first book I have read by Philip Kerr. A good starting point as this was the first book he wrote in his 'Berlin Noir' trilogy. This is wonderful writing. Extremely readable and featuring the... More
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