A Vengeful Longing: A Novel
||Morris, R. N.
||Penguin Publishing Group
9781440629556, Related ISBNs: 0143115499, 1440629552, 1594201803, 9780143115496, 9781440629556
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Synopsis: The acclaimed author of The Gentle Axe returns with another atmospheric thriller starring investigator Porfiry Petrovich
Hailed with glowing reviews , R. N. Morris's The Gentle Axe borrowed Porfiry Petrovich of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment to 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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