Bernie Gunther #6
On Sale: March 18, 2010
Hardcover / e-Book
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An instant classic in the Bernie Gunther series, with
storytelling that is fresher and more vivid than ever.
Berlin, 1934: The Nazis have secured the 1936 Olympiad for
the city but are facing foreign resistance. Hitler and Avery
Brundage, the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, have
connived to soft-pedal Nazi anti- Semitism and convince
America to participate. Bernie Gunther, now the house
detective at an upscale Berlin hotel, is swept into this
world of international corruption and dangerous
double-dealing, caught between the warring factions of the
Havana, 1954: Batista, aided by the CIA, has just seized
power; Castro is in prison; and the American Mafia is
quickly gaining a stranglehold on the city's exploding
gaming and prostitution industries. Bernie, who has been
unceremoniously kicked out of Buenos Aires, has resurfaced
in Cuba with a new life, seemingly one of routine and
relative peace. But Bernie discovers that he truly cannot
outrun the burden of his past: He soon collides with a
vicious killer from his Berlin days, who is mysteriously
murdered not long afterward-and an old lover, who may be the
If the Dead Rise Not is everything fans have come to expect
from Philip Kerr: twisted intrigue, tight plotting,
quick-witted one-liners, a hang-by-your-thumbs ending, and,
most significant, a richer, wiser Bernie Gunther.
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