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Metropolis

Written by Philip Kerr — The tragic passing of Philip Kerr last year means that Metropolis is the last book in his hugely popular historical crime series featuring the German detective Bernie Gunther. You can read a full rundown on the series here, and if…
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Greeks Bearing Gifts

When British author Philip Kerr died suddenly earlier this year the world lost a giant of crime fiction. Kerr was not only prolific but his writing was consistently good, highlighted by the brilliant series of novels featuring ex-Berlin cop turned private detective Bernie Gunther. Greeks…
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Greeks Bearing Gifts

Written by Philip Kerr — Crime fiction lovers were shocked last month to hear of the death of Philip Kerr. Not just because he was still young, but also because he continued publishing great works right up to the end of his life. In between…
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A tribute to Philip Kerr

Crime fiction lovers were stunned and saddened to learn yesterday of the death of Philip Kerr, one of the UK’s leading authors of historical crime fiction. Born in Scotland and a graduate of the University of Birmingham, Kerr was a copywriter with the advertising agency…
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Prussian Blue

Written by Philip Kerr – If you’ve tried your hand at art, you might know that Prussian Blue is a dark pigment used in paints. You are probably less likely to know it is also the medical antidote to poisoning from certain heavy metals, including thallium….
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The Other Side of Silence

Written by Philip Kerr — Ex-cop Bernie Gunther feels life has come full circle. In his younger days, between spells with Berlin’s Kriminalpolizei, he was the house detective for the city’s celebrated Adlon Hotel. Then came World War II and Gunther’s nimble foxtrot around Nazi Germany…
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