9780143115496

A Vengeful Longing

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143115496

  • ISBN 10:

    0143115499

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/26/2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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Summary

The acclaimed author of The Gentle Axereturns with another atmospheric thriller starring investigator Porfiry Petrovich Hailed with glowing reviews , R. N. Morris’s The Gentle Axeborrowed Porfiry Petrovich of Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishmentto create a wholly new, hauntingly authentic novel of suspense. A Vengeful Longing, Petrovich’s next outing, is even more engrossing. As the laconic investigator follows a trail that begins innocently with a box of chocolates, he is drawn deep into St. Petersburg’s squalid heart. Aided by Morris’s effortless prose, readers are immersed in the stifling world of nineteenth-century tsarist Russia and treated to an unforgettable rendering of a brutal time and place that will ensnare every fan of sophisticated historical fiction.

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