Red Square: A Novel (Arkady Renko #3) (Paperback)

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • “Sharply, evocatively written and elaborately plotted . . . [Red Square] should find as many friends as did Gorky Park.”—The Washington Post Book World

Back from exile in the hellish reaches of the Soviet Union, homicide investigator Arkady Renko discovers that his country, his Moscow, even his job, are nearly dead. But his enemies are very much alive, and foremost among them are the powerful black-market crime lords of the Russian mafia. Hounded by this terrifying new underworld, chased by the ruthless minions of the newly rich and powerful, and tempted by his great love, defector Irina Asanova, Arkady can only hope desperately for escape. But fate has something else in store.

“Gripping . . . Smith at his best.”—The Wall Street Journal

“A crackling suspense thriller.”—The Boston Globe

“Fascinating . . . powerful.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Absorbing.”—The New York Times


About the Author

Martin Cruz Smith’s novels include Gorky ParkStallion GatePolar StarStalin’s GhostRoseDecember 6Tatiana, and The Girl from Venice. He is a two-time winner of the Hammett Prize, a recipient of Britain’s Golden Dagger Award, and a winner of the Premio Piemonte Giallo Internazionale. He lives in California.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345497727
ISBN-10: 0345497724
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: September 25th, 2007
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Arkady Renko