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CIS: My classics by James Craig

If you’re a reader who loves authentic crime fiction set in contemporary London, there’s a good chance you’ve been enjoying James Craig’s Inspector John Carlyle series, which started with London Calling in 2011. In fact, we featured it in our very first New Talent November…
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Dinner with Philip Kerr

London-based fans of the crime author Philip Kerr are in for a treat this week. The author, who rarely appears publicly, is to host a dinner at Hardy’s Brasserie in Marylebone. It starts at 7pm on Thursday 7 February and tickets are £40 including a…
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The Bernie Gunther novels by Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr’s Berlin Noir series was published between 1989 and 1991, and introduced the world to Bernie Gunther. Strangely, it wasn’t until 2006 that the books March Violets, The Pale Criminal and A German Requiem were followed up with The One from the Other, and…
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The Girl in Berlin

It’s summer 1951 and London is feeling the downbeat mood of austerity. Jack McGovern is a detective with Special Branch. High level British diplomats have defected to the Russians and he’s told to investigate Colin Harris, a British communist who has recently returned from East…
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The Girl in Berlin

Written by Elizabeth Wilson — It is the summer of 1951, and despite the manufactured optimism of The Festival of Britain, London is finding it hard to shake off the downbeat mood of austerity. Jack McGovern is a detective working with Special Branch. There is…
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