Philip Kerr


Born
in Edinburgh, Scotland
February 22, 1956

Died
March 23, 2018

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Philip Kerr was a British author. 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.B. Kerr.

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Average rating: 4.01 · 100,622 ratings · 9,294 reviews · 84 distinct worksSimilar authors
March Violets (Bernie Gunth...

3.82 avg rating — 11,270 ratings — published 1989 — 63 editions
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The One from the Other (Ber...

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The Pale Criminal (Bernie G...

4.01 avg rating — 6,290 ratings — published 1990 — 52 editions
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A German Requiem (Bernie Gu...

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A Quiet Flame (Bernie Gunth...

4.17 avg rating — 6,203 ratings — published 2008 — 42 editions
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Field Gray (Bernard Gunther...

4.15 avg rating — 5,765 ratings — published 2010 — 41 editions
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If The Dead Rise Not (Berna...

4.11 avg rating — 5,531 ratings — published 2009 — 44 editions
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A Man Without Breath (Berni...

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“On the whole it’s not wise to remind the devil that he’s the devil, especially when we were getting on so well.”
Philip Kerr, The Lady from Zagreb

“When you get a cat to catch the mice in your kitchen, you can't expect it to ignore the rats in the cellar.”
Philip Kerr, March Violets

“A man's bookseller should keep his confidence, like his physician. What can become of a world where every man knows what another man reads? Why, sir, books would become like quacks' potions, with every mountebank in the newspapers claiming one volume's superiority over another.”
Philip Kerr, Dark Matter: The Private Life of Sir Isaac Newton

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Isn't it time you read all ten Bernie Gunther novels (1989 - 2015) by Philip Kerr?

I've already read them and loved them
 
  4 votes, 36.4%

Yes
 
  3 votes, 27.3%

Maybe
 
  2 votes, 18.2%

No
 
  2 votes, 18.2%

I've already read them and didn't enjoy them
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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