A German Requiem – (Bernie Gunther Novel) by Philip Kerr (Paperback) Discounts


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A German Requiem Praise for Philip Kerr and the Bernie Gunther Novels A brilliantly innovative thriller writer.–Salman Rushdie Philip Kerr is the only bona fide heir to Raymond Chandler.–Salon.com In terms of narrative plot pace and characterization Kerrs in a league with John le Carré.–The Washington Post Every time were afraid weve seen the last of Bernie Gunther Philip Kerr comes through with another unnerving adventure for his morally conflicted hero.–Marilyn Stasio The New York Times Book Review Just as youth is wasted on the young history is wasted on historians. It ought to be the exclusive property of novelists–but only if they are as clever and knowledgeable as Philip Kerr.–Chicago Tribune Kerr quantum leaps the limitations of genre fiction. Most thrillers insult your intelligence; his assault your ignorance.–Esquire A richly satisfying mystery one that evokes the noir sensibilities of Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald while breaking important new ground of its own.–Los Angeles Times Part of the allure of these novels is that Bernie is such an interesting creation a Chandleresque knight errant caught in insane historical surroundings. Bernie walks down streets so mean that nobody can stay alive and remain truly clean.–John Powers Fresh Air (NPR) The Bernie Gunther novels are first-class as stylish as Chandler and as emotionally resonant as the best of Ross Macdonald.–George Pelecanos Kerrs stylish noir writing makes every page a joy to read.–Publishers Weekly (starred review) A German Requiem – (Bernie Gunther Novel)