By Philip Kerr
Vienna, 1947. Bernie Gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in Nineteen Thirties Berlin and got here to understand it in detail as a personal eye lower than the Nazis, whilst every one case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime. Now the conflict is over and Bernie is in Vienna, attempting to transparent an outdated buddy and ex-Kripo colleague of the homicide of an American officer. Amid decaying imperial attractiveness Bernie strains concentric circles of evil that lead him to a former head of the Gestapo and to a legacy that makes the atrocities of the struggle look lily-white in comparison...
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A German Requiem: A Bernie Gunther Novel by Philip Kerr