A rich and intricately plotted thriller. While one can't help wishing there were more Bernie adventures to comfort us, this is a welcome gift and a testament to the storytelling panache of one of Britain's great thriller writers
With his trademark wit, Kerr creates believable characters and a compelling storyline, examining the psychology and morality of war. Flawless and clever.
History is brought to life with black humour
Kerr leads us through the facts of history and the vagaries of human nature