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Dauphin F KER (Text) 35419002874171 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-07-04

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735218895
  • ISBN: 0735218897
  • Physical Description: 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2019.

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General Note:
"A Marian Wood book."
Summary, etc.:
"Summer, 1928. Berlin, a city where nothing is verboten. In the night streets, political gangs wander, looking for fights. Daylight reveals a beleaguered populace barely recovering from the postwar inflation, often jobless, reeling from the reparations imposed by the victors. At central police HQ, the Murder Commission has its hands full. A killer is on the loose and though he scatters many clues, each is a dead end. It's almost as if he is taunting the cops. Meanwhile, the press is having a field day. This is what Bernie Gunther finds on his first day with the Murder Commisson. He's been taken on beacuse the people at the top have noticed him--they think he has the makings of a first-rate detective. But not just yet. Right now, he has to listen and learn. Metropolis, completed just before Philip Kerr's untimely death, is the capstone of a fourteen-book journey through the life of Kerr's signature character, Bernhard Genther, a sardonic and wisecracking homicide detective caught up in an increasingly Nazified Berlin police department. In many ways, it is Bernie's origin story and, as Kerr's last novel, it is also, alas, his end."-- from publisher.
Subject: Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Germany > Berlin > Fiction.
Berlin (Germany) > History > 1918-1945 > Fiction.
Germany > History > 1918-1933 > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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