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A quiet flame

Author: Philip Kerr
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Posing as an escaping Nazi war-criminal Bernie Gunther arrives in Buenos Aires and, having revealed his real identity to the local chief of police, discovers that his reputation as a detective goes before him. A young girl has been murdered in peculiarly gruesome circumstances that strongly resemble Bernie's final case as a homicide detective with the Berlin police. A case he had failed to solve. Circumstances lead  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kerr
ISBN: 9781847245588 1847245587 9781847243577 1847243576 9781847243560 1847243568
OCLC Number: 806269830
Awards: Shortlisted for CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger 2008.
Description: 407 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Philip Kerr.
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Bernie Gunther, Berlin's hardest-boiled private eye, returns in this his latest outing. Moving the plot from Pre-War Germany to the dangers of Argentina, Kerr yet again delivers a powerful,  Read more...

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Kerr brilliantly evokes the edgy atmosphere of the post-war period in one of the most gripping and accomplished detective novels published this year - Sunday Times Sunday Times One of the great Read more...

 
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