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Red Square - Martin Cruz Smith
Red Square
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"Sharply, evocatively written and elaborately plotted...It should find as many friends as did GORKY PARK."THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDBack from exile, Arkady Reko returns to find that his country, his Moscow, even his job, are nearly dead. Not so his enemies. Hounded by the Russian mafia,... show more
"Sharply, evocatively written and elaborately plotted...It should find as many friends as did GORKY PARK."THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDBack from exile, Arkady Reko returns to find that his country, his Moscow, even his job, are nearly dead. Not so his enemies. Hounded by the Russian mafia, chased by ruthless minions of the newly rich and powerful, and tempted by his great love, Arkady can only hope for escape. Fate, however, has other ideas....A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKA LITERARY GUILD MAIN SELECTION
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345384737 (0345384733)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: Arkady Renko (#3)
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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Red Square, by Martin Cruz Smith
At one point in Red Square, by Martin Cruz Smith, one of Arkady Renko’s temporary partners turns to the battered detective and asks, “Renko, do you ever feel like the plague?” (248*). At this point, Renko has been attacked a couple of times. His partner in Moscow has been killed. A couple of witness...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it
Another excellent read in this series. Arkady has his old job back as an investigator in Moscow but the city is going through some major changes along with the rest of the country. A great look at the Soviet Union during the early nineties.
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
4.0
Interesting entry, especially as Irina makes a return; with most of this set in Germany. But overall, I wasn't happy with it, there was something vital missing in it, and while I was happy to read another Renko novel, this one didn't work for me. Three and a half stars rounded up to four.For the com...
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