Philip Kerr is the author of six other acclaimed Bernie Gunther novels. His last novel, If the Dead Rise Not, won the 2009 CWA Ellis Peters' Award for Best Historical Crime Novel. Philip Kerr was born in Edinburgh but now lives in London and in Cornwall.
Philip Kerr is the author of the internationally bestselling Bernie Gunther novels. If the Dead Rise Not won the CWA Ellis Peters Award for Best Historical Novel. His other books include several stand-alone thrillers and acclaimed series for children. He lives in south-west London.
'A brilliantly crafted challenge to the stereotypical received history of the Second World War' The Times. * The Times * 'Kerr is a master of evoking the spirit of the age' Financial Times. * Financial Times * 'Rich, compelling, beautifully written and with a central character that it's impossible not to admire' Daily Mail. * Daily Mail * 'Far more illuminating and enjoyable than the season's other big thriller, John le Carre's Our Kind of Traitor' Daily Express. * Daily Express *