A Quiet Flame

Large Print
(544 Pages)
Product Number: LP3172
Released: 01 Oct, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510009660
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

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 the chief of police in Buenos Aires to suppose that the murderer may be one of several thousand ex Nazis who have fetched up in Argentina since 1945. And, therefore, who better than Bernie Gunther to help him track that murderer down?

Author(s): Philip Kerr
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2015

Professional reviews

"This novel asks some highly provocative questions about the true extent of Argentina's Nazi collaboration and anti-semitism under the Peróns. ‘Brilliantly evokes the atmosphere of post-war period in one of the most gripping and accomplished detective novels published this year.’ THE SUNDAY TIMES ‘One of the great achievements of contemporary crime fiction […] powerful and impressive.’ THE OBSERVER"

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