The One from the Other
Pages no: 410
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, World War II
Series: Bernard Gunther (#4)
Having listened to the author talk about these books, I decided to go back to them. Very glad I did too, now I know that all he writes about is based on fact. Never liked the 'hard-boiled' detective a la Philip Marlow, but the writing is good enough, the subject matter enthralling, the characters re...
I really can't rate this book highly enough. The author's knowledge of pre-and post war Germany is amazing for someone who does not, as far as I can see, have any direct connection with the Country. The way, through his wonderful creation, Bernie Gunther, he investigates the competing pressures on o...
I recall loving Bernie Gunther, and recommend the first three books often. (But it's been now some years since I read them. Buyer beware.) The collision of a noir vision (an endemic social corruption, a bitterly-funny protagonist bleakly trying to just get by and occasionally drawn into the moral m...
Former Berlin PI Bernie Gunther, running his wife's family hotel near Dachau after the war, decides to get back into the PI business and is hired by a woman looking for confirmation that her husband, a former SS concentration camp commander, is dead. It is nice to read about Bernie again and while ...
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