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Author Kerr, Philip.

Title The Prague fatale / Philip Kerr
Published London : Quercus, 2011


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 MELB  820.914 K4148 A6/P  AVAILABLE
Description 439 pages ; 24 cm
Series A Bernie Gunther novel
Kerr, Philip. Bernie Gunther novel ; 8
Summary Detective and mystery stories. Philip Kerr's sequence of historical thrillers featuring private detective Bernie Gunther forms a body of work comparable to the great series of the two masters of the genre, Len Deighton and John le Carre. The Berlin Noir Trilogy quickly established Kerr and Gunther as the perfect combination of writer, character, setting and genre. These gritty, noir thrillers, narrated in Gunther's wry, sardonic voice, range all over Europe and beyond. They span a 20-year period from the mid-30s to the mid-50s, covering the build up to World War 2, the war itself and finally its bitter aftermath. With impeccable research that is accurate in every detail yet never interferes with narrative pace, Philip Kerr has created an epic series of thrillers that deserve all the praise that has been heaped upon them
Analysis Mystery fiction
Notes "A Bernie Gunther thriller"--Cover
Subject Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character)
Private investigators -- Germany -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- Germany -- Berlin -- Fiction.
Berlin (Germany) -- Fiction.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Author Hecht, Paul. (narrator)
ISBN 1849164150 (hbk.)
9781849164153 (hbk.)
9781849164160 (paperback)