The One from the Other PI Bernie Gunther, hero of Kerr's stunning Third Reich-era Berlin Noir trilogy, is back. In 1949 Munich, he takes a simple case — to prove… The One from the Other PI Bernie Gunther, hero of Kerr's stunning Third Reich-era Berlin Noir trilogy, is back. In 1949 Munich, he takes a simple case — to prove… 2006-09-07 Fiction Mystery and Thriller Putnam
Book Review

The One From the Other (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Sep 07, 2006; Writer: Phillip Kerr; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Publisher: Putnam

PI Bernie Gunther, hero of Kerr's stunning Third Reich-era Berlin Noir trilogy, is back. In 1949 Munich, he takes a simple case — to prove that a woman's war-criminal husband is dead so she can remarry — that proves to be anything but.

Bodily Trauma
Heavies chop off one of Gunther's fingers.

Lowdown
Kerr's expertly plotted tale glistens with period detail and punchily cynical asides (one Nazi official ''smelled faintly of cologne and hypocrisy'').

Originally posted Sep 01, 2006 Published in issue #895-896 Sep 08, 2006 Order article reprints
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