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Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
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it was amazing
bookshelves: russian-mystery-thriller, reviewed-on-amazon

A well written police procedural, thriller that has stood the test of time. Arkady Renko is a charismatic character, patriotic, intelligent, intense, but also flawed and strangely vulnerable. He's a good police officer trying to investigate a horrific crime within the boundaries of a corrupt and rigid system.

It's the setting, the glimpse of Russian life, politics and culture, along with Arkady Renko that make this atmospheric and quite intricate story so compelling. Well worth a look at.
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Started Reading
October 15, 2013 – Shelved
October 15, 2013 – Shelved as: russian-mystery-thriller
October 15, 2013 – Shelved as: reviewed-on-amazon
October 15, 2013 – Finished Reading

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