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Philip Kerr

22 February 1956 - 23 March 2018

Philip Kerr is a British author. After gaining a master's degree in law and philosophy, Kerr worked as an advertising copywriter for Saatchi and Saatchi before becoming a full-time writer in 1989. A writer of both adult fiction and non-fiction, he is known for the Bernie Gunther series of historical thrillers set in Germany and elsewhere during the 1930s, the Second World War and the Cold War. He has also written children's books under the name P.B. Kerr, including the Children of the Lamp series.

Kerr has written for The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard and the New Statesman. He is married to fellow novelist Jane Thynne.

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January 21, 2019 Edited by Leo roche Actual date. Aged 62 from cancer.
January 21, 2019 Edited by Leo roche Sadly, Kerr died in 2018
March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
February 10, 2016 Edited by Hemanth Kumar Author bio
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import