Death of the Red Rider : A Leningrad Confidential

Death of the Red Rider : A Leningrad Confidential

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Yulia Yakovleva

Series:

Category: Fiction General

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 7/6/23

Publisher: Pushkin Press

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 400 pages

Weight: 346

Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 32

Praise for Punishment of A Hunter:'The most successful retro-detective since Akunin' Literratura'Gritty and gripping' Will Ryan'It will pull you in and leave you breathless' Chris Lloyd'Yulia Yokovleva's thrilling debut was a bestseller in her native Russia. It's not difficult to see why' The Times, Best New Crime Fiction________________On the eve of Stalin's deadly great purge, a rider and his horse mysteriously collapse in the middle of a race in Leningrad. Weary detective Zaitsev, still reeling from his last brush with the Party, is dispatched to the soviet state cavalry school near Ukraine to investigate. There he witnesses the horror of the man-made Holodomor Famine as he struggles to penetrate the murky, secretive world of the school. Why has this murder attracted so much attention from Soviet officials? Zaitsev needs to answer this question and solve the case before the increasingly paranoid authorities turn their attention to him...