Oct 16, 2020DanglingConversations rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This is the back-story to Bernie Gunther and I urge Phillip Kerr's fans to read all of his books.. it does not really matter which order. They are all complete in themselves and provide a well researched and an unusual point of view of…Read moreRead more of this comment
Oct 28, 2019tjdickey rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Philip Kerr returns to the grey shadows of Weimar Republic Berlin for another Bernie Gunther tale - mired in moral ambiguity, political undertow, and the swamp of human depravity surrounding our hero. Kerr, in fact, returns to some of the…Read moreRead more of this comment
Sep 14, 2019martins_mom rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
I can’t get enough of Philip Kerr’s Bernie Gunther and his totally noir pre- and Post-war Berlin. He captures times, places and political situations perfectly while keeping us very interested in Gunther’s moral struggle. (I’m going to…Read moreRead more of this comment
Haven't read it yet - just now reading #13 of the series. Being from Germany, I am awed and totally impressed by the scope of the novels and the tremendous research that has gone into them. I hope Tom Hanks goes through with rumored…Read moreRead more of this comment
Aug 06, 2019susanchyn rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Words cannot begin to describe the pleasure gleaned from reading Metropolis by Philip Kerr.
It is set in Berlin 1928ish and soo soo good, making it all the more painful to accept that Mr. Kerr is gone. The research that man did... the…Read moreRead more of this comment
May 22, 2019empbee rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
The last, unfortunately, book of the Bernie Gunther series about murders built in the chaotic late 1920-s, early 30-s Germany. The historical background is well researched, as always. Fact and fiction mixed with great talent.