A German Requiem (Bernard Gunther, Book 3) by Philip Kerr PDF

By Philip Kerr

ISBN-10: 1101640162

ISBN-13: 9781101640166

Within the wreckage of postwar Berlin, PI Bernie Gunther--in his 3rd appearance--accepts coal for fee and reluctantly takes on a case for Russian Col. Palkovich Poroshin, one of many despised ``Ivans.'' requested to turn out black marketeer Emil Becker blameless of the demise of U.S. Counterintelligence Corps Capt. Edward Linden, Gunther leaves Berlin (and his untrue spouse) for Vienna, the place the incarcerated Becker insists he were arrange whereas supplying SS documents to Linden on the behest of a stranger named Konig. Gunther's look for Konig draws the eye of the CIC's John Belinksky, who additionally believes Becker used to be framed. After saving Gunther from a few drunken Russians, Belinsky asks Gunther to infiltrate the ranks of a super-secret team of ex-Nazis whose chief could be former Gestapo head Heinrich Muller. evidently, the Nazi-hunting CIC wishes Muller badly, yet Belinsky drops a bombshell that brings into query his personal position within the research. Unleashing a sequence of gorgeous revelations, Kerr ( The light legal ) discloses the explanations for the Russians' curiosity in Linden and for the various deaths all for Gunther's case. Rooted in old info, pushed by way of a strong narrative, this atmospheric novel strains a daunting direction amid a multiplicity of ironies.

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