Gorky Park (Paperback)Martin Cruz Smith (author)
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A triple murder in Moscow's famous Gorky Park amusement centre rocks the capital - three corpses found in the snow, so badly mutilated that their identities can't be verified.
Chief Investigator Arkady Renko from the Moscow police takes the case.
Renko is a brilliant investigator - dangerously so.
Now, to identify the victims and uncover the truth, he must battle the KGB, FBI and the police - and stay alive doing it....
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 592
Weight: 402 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 40 mm
'Smith can make tension rise through the page like a shark's fin' - Independent
'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' - Val McDermid
'Cleverly and intelligently told, The Girl from Venice is a truly riveting tale of love, mystery and rampant danger. I loved it' - Kate Furnivall, author of The Liberation
'Smith not only constructs grittily realistic plots, he also has a gift for characterisation of which most thriller writers can only dream' - Mail on Sunday
'The story drips with atmosphere and authenticity - a literary triumph' - David Young, bestselling author of Stasi Child
'Smith was among the first of a new generation of writers who made thrillers literary.' - Guardian
'Brilliant...enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind' - The New Yorker
'Brilliantly worked, marvellously written . . . an imaginative triumph' - Sunday Times
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