The Resource A German requiem, Philip Kerr

A German requiem, Philip Kerr

Label
A German requiem
Title
A German requiem
Statement of responsibility
Philip Kerr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wreckage of postwar Berlin, PI Bernie Gunther--in his third appearance--accepts coal for payment and reluctantly takes on a case for Russian Col. Palkovich Poroshin, one of the despised "Ivans." Asked to prove black marketeer Emil Becker innocent of the death of U.S. Counterintelligence Corps Capt. Edward Linden, Gunther leaves Berlin (and his unfaithful wife) for Vienna, where the incarcerated Becker insists he had been set up while delivering SS files to Linden at the behest of a stranger named Konig. Gunther's search for Konig attracts the attention of the CIC's John Belinksky, who also believes Becker was framed. After saving Gunther from some drunken Russians, Belinsky asks Gunther to infiltrate the ranks of a super-secret group of ex-Nazis whose leader may be former Gestapo head Heinrich Muller. Obviously, the Nazi-hunting CIC wants Muller badly, but Belinsky drops a bombshell that brings into question his own role in the investigation. Unleashing a series of stunning revelations, Kerr (The Pale Criminal) discloses the reasons for the Russians' interest in Linden and for the many deaths involved in Gunther's case. Rooted in historical details, driven by a powerful narrative, this atmospheric novel traces a frightening course amid a multiplicity of ironies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerr, Philip
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6061.E784
LC item number
G47 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gunther, Bernhard
  • Private investigators
  • Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • Austria
Label
A German requiem, Philip Kerr
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Penguin Books, 1991
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780142004029
Lccn
2006040625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1072530
  • (OCoLC)69013718
  • 1069606
  • (OCoLC)ocm69013718
  • 1069606
  • 1072530
  • 1072530
Label
A German requiem, Philip Kerr
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Penguin Books, 1991
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780142004029
Lccn
2006040625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1072530
  • (OCoLC)69013718
  • 1069606
  • (OCoLC)ocm69013718
  • 1069606
  • 1072530
  • 1072530

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