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Polar Star

Polar Star

Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith

Location(s): The Bering Sea

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1980s

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The sequel to Gorky park. Renko is working on a factory ship in the ocean, lost in the transient crowd of migrant workers. The body of a female is found in one of the fishing nets and he is asked to investigate – this novel captures the Arctic feel, the fish, the ships procedures and the vast seas…

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‘Splendid . . . the reader will be kept guessing to the end’ Evening Standard A great novel that gives the feel for the freezing seas of the Bering, the huge rustbucket ship as...

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