• The Lady from Zagreb

  • A Bernie Gunther Novel
  • By: Philip Kerr
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Series: Bernie Gunther, Book 10
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-07-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In 1942 there are worse places to be than Zurich, and detective Bernie Gunther has seen his fair share of them. So when a superior asks him to track down a glamorous German actress believed to be hiding in Zurich, he takes the job.
The actress, it emerges, is the daughter of a fanatical Croatian fascist, the sadistic commandant of a notorious concentration camp, and Bernie finds himself involved in something much more sinister.
©2015 Thynker Ltd (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
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3 out of 5 stars
By Derrick on 05-30-15

A tired series

I was disappointed with the last Bernie Gunther novel, "A man without breath" as I felt the franchise was running out of steam, plus the change of narrator from Jeff Harding to Paul Hecht had robbed the story of great characterisation. The only reason I listened to this was because of the return of Jeff Harding; wise-cracking Bernie himself in my view.

Sadly, polished narration does not change the fact that this is a tired series. For sure, Jeff does an accomplished job in terms of bringing all of the characters to life, but this series is in intensive care compared to the first "Berlin trilogy". The cracks are not as wise (or rapid-fire), the bad guys are not as scary, and the sex and violence is mushy compared to the hard edge of the earlier novels. Bernie is older now and it shows, his steely cynicism feels more like whining bitterness; he is softer, maybe a bit flabby and just ...... tired.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Austin McGarry on 05-30-15

Another Bernie Gunther Solid.

A real treat for Gunther lovers. Narrator Jeff Harding is brilliant, as usual - the one true voice of Bernie Gunther.

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Clive Byerley on 06-20-16

One of the best in a great series!

No author can maintain consistently his best efforts. Publishers pressure a book a year and the inventive muse will not be coerced; so it is with real pleasure I finally put down my ear plugs after several hours of enjoyment listening to 'The Lady From Zagreb'. Jeff Harding is in fine form; characters are clearly delineated, phrasing is immaculate and a cracking pace ensure that this gripping adventure is worthily presented. Having 'read' right more I can recommend confidently this engrossing and satisfying detective story set amidst the intrigues of Nazi Europe. If you like " Ve ask zer kvestions" thrillers then " zis is fur you!"

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