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Polar Star - Martin Cruz Smith
Polar Star
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Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when a female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Arkady becomes obsessed with the case and once again discovers more than he wants to know and... show more
Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when a female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Arkady becomes obsessed with the case and once again discovers more than he wants to know and certainly more than he bargained for....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345367655 (0345367650)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Arkady Renko (#2)
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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
5.0 Polar Star, by Martin Cruz Smith
After Arkady Renko’s last case (Gorky Park) ended in a Phyrric victory, he was interned in a Soviet hospital and diagnosed with “sluggish schizophrenia.” (The theory behind this diagnosis was that anyone who acted against the state was clearly insane.) Martin Cruz Smith’s novel Polar Star begins a f...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.5 Polar Star (Arkady Renko #2)
bookshelves: fraudio, winter20092010, slavic, published-1989, mystery-thriller, seven-seas, polar, spies, revenge Read from January 15 to 19, 2010 mp3 download unabridged read by Frank Muller Luckily - there is a summing up of the ending of Gorky Park first.A hardboiled cold and fishy tale of a...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it
I’m not sure why I delayed getting to this title since I enjoyed Gorky Park so much, to which this book is a sequel of sorts. Of sorts, because it follows directly on the heels of Gorky, but the author in a few brief paragraphs lays out precisely why Arkady, formerly head investigator for the prose...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
mp3 download unabridged read by Frank MullerLuckily - there is a summing up of the ending of Gorky Park first.A hardboiled cold and fishy tale of a murdered girl on a factory ship. On display here is how backs-to-the-wall humans respond when they live under a uncaring and oppressive regime. From Rec...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it
Audio read by Frank Muller. Arkady Renko is working on the slime line on a fishing boat when one of the crew is found dead.
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