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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Philip Kerr Narrator: John Lee Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Bernie Gunther Novels Release Date: April 2017 ISBN: 9780399566479
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When his cover is blown, former Berlin bull and unwilling SS officer Bernie Gunther must re-enter a cat-and-mouse game that continues to shadow his life a decade after Germany’s defeat in World War 2...
 
The French Riviera, 1956: Bernie’s old and dangerous adversary Erich Mielke, deputy head of the East German Stasi, has turned up in Nice—and he’s not on holiday. Mielke is calling in a debt and wants Bernie to travel to London to poison a female agent they’ve both had dealings with. But Bernie isn't keen on assassinating anyone. In an attempt to dodge his Stasi handler—former Kripo comrade Friedrich Korsch—Bernie bolts for the German border. Traveling by night and hiding by day, he has plenty of time to recall the last case he and Korsch worked together...

Obersalzberg, Germany, 1939: A low-level bureaucrat has been found dead at Hitler’s mountaintop retreat in Bavaria. Bernie and Korsch have one week to find the killer before the leader of the Third Reich arrives to celebrate his fiftieth birthday. Bernie knows it would mean disaster if Hitler discovers a shocking murder has been committed on the terrace of his own home. But Obersalzberg is also home to an elite Nazi community, meaning an even bigger disaster for Bernie if his investigation takes aim at one of the party’s higher-ups...

1939 and 1956: two different eras about to converge in an explosion Bernie Gunther will never forget. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Narrator John Lee is the personification of Gunther—full of sarcasm, street smarts, and dark wit…Lee takes listeners on Gunther’s tumultuous and treacherous journey, keeping them riveted as he continually bumps heads with a Nazi opposition that is determined to stop him. Lee switches from his own British accent to a German one effortlessly while passionately displaying the brutality of the Nazis. As Gunther interrogates Austrian suspects, Lee effectively captures the citizens’ fear of the Nazi war machine. Even though the story jumps from pre- to postwar events, Lee keeps listeners on track through pace and timing. Perfection! Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    AudioFile

  • “Bernie Gunther—sly, subversive, sardonic, and occasionally hilarious—is one of the greatest anti-heroes ever written, and as always he lights up this tough and unflinching novel. We’re in good hands here.”

    Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • “Brisk and agile…Gunther is one of crime fiction’s most gratifyingly melancholy creations, and in Prussian Blue we watch him match wits with the officialdom of two Germanys, pre- and postwar.”

    Washington Post

  • “Kerr once again brilliantly uses a whodunit to bring to horrifying life the Nazi regime’s corruption and brutality.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • An Amazon Editor’s Top Pick for April 2017
  • New York Times bestseller
  • AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
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About the Author
Author Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr is a British writer and New York Times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, along with other fiction series, stand-alone novels, a fantasy series, and nonfiction works. In 1993, he was named in Granta’s list of Best Young British Novelists. In 2009, If the Dead Rise Not won the world’s most lucrative crime fiction award, the RBA International Prize for Crime Writing worth €125,000. The book also won the 2009 British Crime Writers’ Association’s Ellis Peters Historic Crime Award. Field Gray, the seventh in the series, was nominated for the 2012 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Under the name P. B. Kerr, he is the author of the much-loved young adult series Children of the Lamp.

About the Narrator

John Lee has read more than 100 audiobooks. His work has garnered multiple Earphones Awards and won AudioFile‘s Best Voice in Fiction & Classics in both 2008 and 2009. He also narrates video games, does voice-over work, and writes plays. He is an accomplished stage actor and has written and co-produced the feature films Breathing Hard and Forfeit. He played Alydon in the 1963–64 Doctor Who serial The Daleks.