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The spring of Kasper Meier

Ben Fergusson

The spring of Kasper Meier

by Ben Fergusson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2014.

    StatementBen Fergusson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27180462M
    ISBN 100349139768
    ISBN 109780349139760
    OCLC/WorldCa896902322

      The Spring of Kasper Meier works well on a number of levels. The ruined Berlin of serves as a fine backdrop for a thriller, the military control and zones making movement and travel difficult and risky - particularly for anyone dealing in stolen and black market goods. Similarly intelligent is Ben Fergusson’s The Spring of Kasper Meier the real coup here is the evocation of a minatory, crazy-quilt s Berlin. Independent A formidable first novel – I loved it.

    The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson. In Berlin, Kasper Meier is pressured to locate a RAF pilot but his attempts to find out the truth put him in extreme danger. This book is convincing in its setting, and the unpleasantness of life: the dirt, the impossibility of keeping clean, warm and properly fed, the lack of medical. For enquiries related to An Honest Man, The Other Hoffman Sister or The Spring of Kasper Meier please contact: Little, Brown Book Group, tel: +44 (0) 20 , email: @ For all other enquiries about Ben’s fiction, please contact Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown, tel: +44 (0) 20 , e mail: suttonoffice.

    The war is over, but Berlin is a desolate sea of rubble. There is a shortage of everything: food, clothing, tobacco. The local population is scrabbling to get by. Kasper Meier is one of these Germans, and his solution is to trade on the black market to feed himself and his elderly father. He can find anything that people need, for the right price. You can read more book reviews or buy The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson at You can read more book reviews or buy The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson at Comments. Like to comment on this review? Just send us .


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The Spring of Kasper Meier works well on a number of levels. The ruined Berlin of serves as a fine backdrop for a thriller, the military control and zones making movement and travel difficult and risky - particularly for anyone dealing in stolen and black market goods.

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There is a shortage of everything: food, clothing, tobacco. The local population is scrabbling to get by. Kasper Meier is one of these Germans, and his solution is to trade on the black market to feed himself and his elderly father.Kasper Meier is one of these Germans, and his solution is to trade on the black market to feed himself and his elderly father.

He can find anything that people need, for the right price. When a young woman, Eva, arrives at Kasper's door seeking the whereabouts of a British pilot, he feels a reluctant sympathy for her but won't interfere in.