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This is a difficult review to write. But the first-person narrator and hero Gunter is tiresome: The sense of Nazi Berlin is outstanding. His take on their behavior and dialogue attributed to them is very realistic and often, very funny. You didn’t have to be an undertaker to see that he was dead. The second story wad the only one worth your time.
The first book is the weakest Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Kerr ‘s descriptions of the places and the social scene draws one into the stories he spins, and he deftly beflinoise historical figures such as Heydrich and Goehring into the stories. They’re interesting, surprising and kept me engaged.
Jul 07, Hassiba rated it liked it. At one point, an American soldier is stopped by Gunther and despite his excellent command of German, the American’s only dialogue is “fuck you kraut.
He might have done better to forego the language of Noir and to have stuck with the atmosphere and general aesthetic. Kerr’s private detective Gunther is to World War II Berlin what Martin Cruz Smith’s Inspector Arkady Renko is to post-Soviet Moscow — broody antiheroes whose ethics and personal loyalties forever place them at odds with the me-first-morality of their respective environments.
Too many similes and too much gangster talk. Be the first to ask a question about La Trilogie berlinoise. Flat, dead on the page prose.
The portrayals of Goering and Heydrich are chilling. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. The pace is rapid, and there is not much depth to the characters; I guess these aspects of Kerr’s writing complement each other. Setting made it interesting as it covers late ‘s to just after WW2 in Berlin. Now, none of these events have anything directly to do with the plots of the novels, But each event serves as a real-life situation which colors each book.
The following quotes from the first book will either make you cringe or go running for your own copy. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Boule de suif Guy de Maupassant. Because I was a German these Americans were actually chilled by me.
Katie rated it did not like it Apr 15, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Are we to believe that every German living under the Nazis except of course our hero Bernie was sick and twisted? Bernie Gunther, ex-commissaire de la police berlinoise, est devenu dA c tective privA c. Again, there is a detailed descriptions of both hetero and homosexual sex acts.
Berlin Noir is a series of three full-length novels, the first two set in Berlin, the third in Vienna but begins and ends in Berlinat different times, each of which is set at an important moment in the history of that city, of Germany, of the world. Read more Read less. His humor, courage, and good luck win out, as Germany descends into brutality and war. This is what kept me reading. Trivia About Berlin Noir: Jones, if you want three novels, let me know and I’ll send it to you. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
The March Violets are those who come to Naziism late and want to prove themselves by being as hardcore as possible. Like cheap detective fiction? The tales are centered around a tough, dissolute but exceptional private detective also, at times a police officer named Bernhard Gunther. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. L’amie de Madame Maigret Georges Simenon.
More Just finished reading the whole trilogy in a row, which was a little more hard-bitten verbiage than I was prepared for. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Bel-Ami Guy de Maupassant. Just couldn’t stand the glib one liners that the author gave Bernie Gunther, non stop.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Preview — La Trilogie berlinoise by Philip Kerr. He has written children’s novels and what some consider a cult classic ‘A Philosophical Investigation’. He was best known for his Bernie Gunther series of 13 historical thrillers and a children’s series, Children of the Lamp, under the name P. But the hook is fascinating Le Cycle des Fourmis.
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