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Kolymsky Heights - Lionel Davidson, Philip Pullman
Kolymsky Heights
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Mysterious, coded messages have come from the remotest, most dreaded former gulag in northern Siberia. They plead for a certain man to be sent to carry out the most astounding Russian secret of all. The man is Johnny Porter - fierce rebel, Rhodes scholar, loner outdoorsman, cynic, genius - the... show more
Mysterious, coded messages have come from the remotest, most dreaded former gulag in northern Siberia. They plead for a certain man to be sent to carry out the most astounding Russian secret of all. The man is Johnny Porter - fierce rebel, Rhodes scholar, loner outdoorsman, cynic, genius - the most memorable fiction hero of this decade. The account of how he gets in, finds
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571324217 (0571324215)
Publisher: Faber & Faber Crime
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 An Old-Fashioned Thriller, but what a Thriller: "Kolymsky Heights" by Lionel Davidson
I’m not much of a classic thriller reader myself but I loved that icy photo on the cover. That was what drew me in! "Kolymsky Heights" really is a cracker. Page turning narrative, and the writing of place is superb; Davidson takes me to the Siberian wilderness every bit as much as any travel writer ...
Cushla
Cushla rated it
5.0 Kolymsky Heights
Perfect review of this fabulous thriller from the Guardian by Maxton Walkerhttp://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/aug/03/book-beach-kolymsky-heights-lionel-davidsonKolymsky Heights is, on first analysis, just another spy thriller. First published in 1994, it is essentially a late cold war e...
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