Gorky Park
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Gorky Park

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Published .
Written in English

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SeriesArkady Renko (1)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12034159M
ISBN 101556902026
ISBN 109781556902024

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If this essentially conventional suspense plot—police procedural with government coverups—were set in Washington, it would add up to well-written, unremarkable entertainment. But Smith (Nightwing) places his thriller in Moscow; and though one isn't always fully convinced of his political authenticity or his characters' genuine Russian-ness, there's enough irreverent, uncliched local Soviet Author: Martin Cruz Smith. 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.   Directed by Michael Apted. With William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen. A Moscow police officer investigates a vicious triple homicide and stumbles upon a high-level international political conspiracy/10(12K). Gorky Park is a murder mystery set in Moscow in the s. Militia Officer Arkady Renko (William Hurt) is put in charge of the investigation into three bodies found in the city’s Gorky Park. Renko is immediately concerned when the KGB show up and find that the bodies Genre: Thriller.

Gorky Park is a crime novel written by Martin Cruz Smith set in the Soviet Union. [1] [2] Gorky Park is the first book in a series which also includes Polar Star and Red Square which are set during the Soviet era. Five more books with the character Arkady Renko, which all take place after the fall of the Soviet Union, have been published. Mystery fans talk about the "police procedural," a crime novel that follows police work, step by meticulous step, from the opening of a case to its eventual resolution. The crimes aren't always solved, but then the solution isn't really the point. Instead, "procedurals" are a way to study human nature under stress, to see how a society worksfrom the inside out and the bottom up. In the dead of a Moscow winter, three bodies are found in Gorky Park. Police Inspector Renko (William Hurt) is unable to identify the corpses, since even their fingerprints have removed. For 75%. Find books like Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1) al.

Free download or read online Gorky Park pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Martin Cruz Smith. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are Irina Asanova, Major Pribluda.4/5. Praise for Gorky Park “Reminds you just how satisfying a smoothly turned thriller can be.” The New York Times Book Review “Once one gets going, one doesn’t want to stop The action is gritty, the plot complicated, [and] the overriding quality is intelligence.” The Washington Post “A signal for rejoicing/5(32). Synopsis. Moscow, USSR. In the opening scene, three young people are seen ice skating on the frozen pond in Gorky Park. Three days later, Soviet militsiya officer Arkady Renko (William Hurt) investigates the discovery of their bodies a short distance from the skating rink.   The “gripping, romantic, and dazzlingly original” (Cosmopolitan) Arkady Renko book that started it all: the #1 bestseller Gorky Park, an espionage classic that begins the series, by Martin Cruz Smith, “the master of the international thriller” (The New York Times). It begins with a triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces and fingers /5(37).