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A Vengeful Longing

By: Morris, R. N.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 09010184

ISBN: 0571232523

Condition: As New


317 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. It is the middle of a hot, dusty St Petersburg summer in the late 1860s. A doctor's wife and son die suddenly - and in excruciating pain. The doctor is arrested, suspected of poisoning. As investigator Porfiry Petrovich concedes, in such cases the obvious solution often turns out to be the correct one. And in the city's stifling, stinking atmosphere, even he lacks the energy to look any deeper. But when fu... View more info