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Polar Star

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He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow's top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when an adventurous female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Renko is ordered by his captain to investigate an accident that has all the marks of murder. Up against the celebrated Soviet bureaucracy once more, Renko must again become the obsessed, dedicated cop he was in Gorky Park and solve a chilling mystery fraught with international complications.
Praise for Polar Star
"Stunning."The New York Times Book Review
"Impossible to put down . . . a book of heart-stopping suspense and intricate plotting, but also a meticulously researched, ambitious literary work of great distinction."—The Detroit News

"Martin Cruz Smith writes the most inventive thrillers of anyone in the first rank of thriller writers."—The Washington Post Book World

"Gripping . . . absorbing."—The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: December 7, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307809780
  • Release date: December 7, 2011

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307809780
  • File size: 5228 KB
  • Release date: December 7, 2011

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Kindle Book
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subjects

Fiction Thriller

Languages

English

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow's top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when an adventurous female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Renko is ordered by his captain to investigate an accident that has all the marks of murder. Up against the celebrated Soviet bureaucracy once more, Renko must again become the obsessed, dedicated cop he was in Gorky Park and solve a chilling mystery fraught with international complications.
Praise for Polar Star
"Stunning."The New York Times Book Review
"Impossible to put down . . . a book of heart-stopping suspense and intricate plotting, but also a meticulously researched, ambitious literary work of great distinction."—The Detroit News

"Martin Cruz Smith writes the most inventive thrillers of anyone in the first rank of thriller writers."—The Washington Post Book World

"Gripping . . . absorbing."—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Expand title description text