A Man Without Breath A Bernie Gunther Novel

by Philip Kerr

Part of the Bernie Gunther Series

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Historical Fiction

A Man Without Breath A Bernie Gunther Novel Synopsis

It is winter, 1943. Bernie Gunther has left the Criminal Police and is working for the German War Crimes Bureau based in Berlin. Reports have been circulating of a mass grave hidden in a wood near Smolensk. The grave's whereabouts are uncertain until, deep in the Katyn Forest, a wolf digs up some human remains. Rumour has it that the grave is full of Polish officers murdered by the Russians - a war crime that is perfect propaganda for Germany. But it needs a detective of subtle skill to investigate this horrific discovery. Cue Bernie Gunther...

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ISBN: 9781780876276
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780876276
Publication date: 10th October 2013
Author: Philip Kerr
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr was born in Edinburgh in 1956, and lived in London. He is the author of March Violets, The Pale Criminal, A German Requiem, A Philosophical Investigation, and Dead Meat. He has also edited two anthologies. In 2011 Philip Kerr was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work. He sadly passed away in March 2018.   Maxim Jakubowski's view on BERNIE GUNTHER... A German cop who has moved from the Nazi 1930s to the post-war period, with mixed loyalties but a strong sense of duty which often gets him into trouble. A ...

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