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March violets / Philip Kerr.

By: Kerr, Philip, 1957-2018 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Kerr, Philip. Bernie Gunther: book 1.Description: 260 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780241976012; 0241976014 .Subject(s): Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Private investigators -- Germany -- Berlin -- Fiction | Berlin (Germany) -- FictionDDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Winter 1936. A man and his wife shot dead in their bed. The woman's father, a millionaire industrialist, wants justice-and the priceless diamonds that disappeared along with his daughter's life. As Bernie follows the trail into the very heart of Nazi Germany, he's forced to confront a horrifying conspiracy.
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'For Christmas, I would like all of Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir novels.' Sam Mendes, Guardian <br> Controversial, powerful and iconic, March Violets is the first in the Bernie Gunther series by the thriller master Philip Kerr, and a must-read for any discerning crime thriller fan. <br> <br> 'Wonderfully sharp and satirical' Times <br> <br> 'An impressive debut' Guardian <br> <br> 'Fast-paced, laconic, unpredictable, and witty' Evening Standard <br> <br> Bernhard Gunther is a private eye, specializing in missing persons. And in Hitler's Berlin, he's never short of work...<br> Winter 1936. A man and his wife shot dead in their bed. The woman's father, a millionaire industrialist, wants justice - and the priceless diamonds that disappeared along with his daughter's life.<br> As Bernie follows the trail into the very heart of Nazi Germany, he's forced to confront a horrifying conspiracy. A trail that ends in the hell that is Dachau...<br> Stylishly written and powerfully evocative, Kerr's crime classic transports readers to the rotten heart of Nazi Berlin, and introduces a private eye in the great tradition of Hammett and Chandler.<br> %%%Bernhard Gunther is a private eye, specializing in missing persons. And in Hitler's Berlin, he's never short of work . . .<br> Winter 1936. A man and his wife have been shot dead in their bed. The woman's father, a millionaire industrialist, wants justice - and the priceless diamonds that disappeared along with her life.<br> As Bernie follows the trail into the cesspit that is Nazi Germany, he's forced to confront a horrifying conspiracy. One that takes him to the very heart of the administration, and, finally, to Dachau . . .<br> Stylishly written and powerfully evocative, March Violets transports readers to the rotten heart of Nazi Berlin, and introduces a private eye in the great tradition of Hammett and Chandler.<br>

First published by Viking 1989, published in Penguin Books 1990, reissued in this edition 2015.

Winter 1936. A man and his wife shot dead in their bed. The woman's father, a millionaire industrialist, wants justice-and the priceless diamonds that disappeared along with his daughter's life. As Bernie follows the trail into the very heart of Nazi Germany, he's forced to confront a horrifying conspiracy.

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