By Philip Kerr
Bernie Gunther returns to path a serial killer in 1950's Buenos Aires
whilst he brought Bernie Gunther within the unique Berlin Noir trilogy, Philip Kerr instantly confirmed himself as a mystery author on par with Raymond Chandler. His new Bernie Gunther novels have gained him comparisons with Alan Furst, John le Carré, and Graham Greene. A Quiet Flame unearths Gunther in Argentina, circa 1950, the place he- falsely accused of Nazi warfare crimes-has been provided a brand new lifestyles and a fresh passport through the Perón govt. however the tricky, fast-talking detective doesn't have the luxurious of laying low while a serial killer- whose crimes may possibly succeed in again to Berlin ahead of the war-is mutilating younger women. Taut, gritty, and loaded with evocative old element, A Quiet Flame is between Kerr's top paintings but.
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A Quiet Flame: A Bernie Gunther Novel by Philip Kerr