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Kerr, Philip

Overview
Works: 265 works in 1,136 publications in 11 languages and 42,688 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Adventure stories  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PR6061.E784, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Kerr
The Cobra King of Kathmandu by Philip Kerr ( Book )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old djinn twins Philippa and John and their friend Dybbuk have further adventures as they travel the world in search of a priceless talisman
The Akhenaten adventure by Philip Kerr ( Book )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers
The Blue Djinn of Babylon by Philip Kerr ( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John have more adventures when they become involved in an international adventure involving the Blue Djinn, the supreme arbiter of all djinn
Field gray : a Bernie Gunther novel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
37 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1954 and Bernie finds himself flown back to Berlin to work for the French or hang for murder. Bernie's job is simple: to meet and greet POWs returning from Germany and snag one Edgard de Boudel, a French war criminal and member of the French SS. But Bernie's past as a German POW in Russia is about to catch up with him -- in a way he could never have foreseen
The one from the other by Philip Kerr ( Book )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working as a private detective in Munich in 1949, Bernie Gunther copes with the chaos of postwar Germany when a woman hires him to find out the fate of her missing husband, a war criminal whose death she wants to confirm
Esau by Philip Kerr ( Book )
55 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition is mounted to the Himalayas to capture the Abominable Snowman, believed to be the missing link between ape and man. It follows a mountain climber's discovery of the skull of a recently dead snowman, which scientists claim proves the species actually exists. An adventure story that looks at evolution. By the author of The Grid
Prague fatale by Philip Kerr ( Book )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1941 Prague, private detective Bernie Gunther must sort through a roomful of murderous high-ranking Nazi Party members to discover who killed a young member of Reinhard Heydrich's staff
A man without breath : a Bernie Gunther novel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working in the Wehrmacht's War Crime Bureau of 1943 at the behest of an old friend, sardonic Berlin cop Bernie Gunther struggles to find proof of Russian responsibility for a mass shooting of Polish army officers in the hopes of destabilizing the Western Alliance
If the dead rise not : a Bernie Gunther novel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after being embroiled in the Nazi regime of 1934 Berlin, detective Bernie Gunther pursues a quieter life in Havana but is thwarted by an encounter with a killer from his past who is murdered at the same time a former lover reappears
The day of the djinn warriors by Philip Kerr ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After getting help for their father, who is cursed with rapid aging, twelve-year-old djinn twins John and Philippa and friends travel through the spirit world in search of Faustina, the only one who can keep their mother from becoming the Blue Djinn, and discover a link to museum thefts and hauntings throughout the word
A quiet flame by Philip Kerr ( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Quiet Flame opens in 1950. Falsely fingered a war criminal, Bernie Gunther has booked passage to Buenos Aires, lured, like the Nazis whose company he has always despised, by promises of a new life and a clean passport from the Perón government. But Bernie doesn't have the luxury of settling into his new home and lying low. He is soon pressured by the local police into taking on a case in which a girl has turned up dead, gruesomely mutilated, and another--the daughter of a wealthy German banker, has gone missing. Both crimes seem to connect to an unsolved case Bernie worked on back in Berlin in 1932. It's not so far-fetched that the cases might be linked: after all, the scum of the earth has been washing up on Argentine shores, state-licensed murderers and torturers, so why couldn't a serial killer be among them?
A five year plan : a novel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shipboard romance in the Atlantic between a gangster and a woman FBI agent. He is there to hijack a shipment of Mafia money, she is after a cargo of cocaine. Neither knows who the other really is
The eye of the forest by Philip Kerr ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Djinn twins John and Philippa, along with their Uncle Nimrod, travel to the Amazon jungle to try to recover a stolen collection of rare Incan artifacts
Hitler's peace : a novel of the Second World War by Philip Kerr ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Realizing in the aftermath of Stalingrad that Germany will not win the war, Adolph Hitler considers the demands of FDR, Stalin, and Churchill, while OSS operative Willard Mayer, serving as FDR's envoy, finds his beliefs in the period's stylish philosophies put to the test
The second angel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A virus is decimating the population of Earth and the only defense is a blood transfusion. A plot is hatched to rob a blood bank on the moon and sell its untainted blood on the black market. An expensive operation, requiring lots of high tech, but it promises to earn a fortune
Dark matter : the private life of Sir Isaac Newton : a novel by Philip Kerr ( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1696, Christopher Ellis is assigned as an aide to Sir Isaac Newton, warden of the Royal Mint, to uncover a counterfeiting ring, but they soon discover that the counterfeiters are part of a plot to cause the collapse of the English economy
The shot : a thriller by Philip Kerr ( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mercenary Tom Jefferson is headed for the assassination of Fidel Castro until a corrupt FBI acquaintance introduces him to "explosive information ... and the word is out that he's no longer gunning for Fidel Castro, but for Jack Kennedy."--Jacket
The Akhenaten adventure by Philip Kerr ( )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers
The Blue Djinn of Babylon by Philip Kerr ( )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John have more adventures when they become involved in an international adventure involving the Blue Djinn, the supreme arbiter of all djinn
A philosophical investigation by Philip Kerr ( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector "Jake" Jacowicz must use all her powers of reason and intuition to track this extraordinary sociopath, code-named "Wittgenstein," who draws her into a diabolical cat-and-mouse game and engages her in a chilling "philosophical" dialogue about the nature of life itself. Philip Kerr has produced a deeply satisfying work of suspense which puts him in the front rank of writers in the genre
 
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Alternative Names
Kerr, P. B.
Kerr, P.B., 1956-
Kerr, P. B. (Philip B.)
Kerr, P. B. (Philip B.), 1956-
Kerr, P. B., pseud.
Kerr, Philip, 1956-
Kerr, Philip. B
Kerr Philip B. 1956-....
Kerr, Philipp 1956-
Kers, Filips, 1956-
Kers, P. B., 1956-
קאר, פיליפ, 1956-
קר, פיליפ
カー, P. B
カー, フィリップ
Languages
English (451)
German (10)
Spanish (8)
Danish (4)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Catalan (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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