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A GERMAN REQUIEM.
Edition: First printing.
London: Viking, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third book in Kerr's highly praised 'Berlin Noir' tilogy, set in the years just after World War II and at the beginning of the Cold War and featuring private eye Bernie Gunther. In this book, it is 1947 and Gunther is asked to go to Vienna by a Russian Colonel. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp plus author's note. Sticker on dustjacket with price in US dollars also. ISBN: 0-670-835161.
Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder line, the usual toning to the pages.)Book ID: 53646More details Price: $200.00
THE FIG EATER.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Little Brown, (2000.). Author's acclaimed first novel, a historical mystery set in Freud's Vienna in 1910 - a book which, among other things, explores the investigative techniques used at the turn of the century. Described as 'Gorgeously visual first novel, rich in detail about Vienna and Gypsy folklore, filled with luscious descriptions of food, photography and botany, perverse medical practices and sexual secrets.' An unusual edition: the advance reader's edition for the QPB (Quality Paperback Book Club) with a letter from the author to QPB readers tipped in at the front.
Condition: Near fine.Book ID: 31840More details Price: $12.00