Arkady Renko, the hero of Gorky Park,
returns for a second thrilling mystery
From the Back Cover
Fishing in the Bering Sea, a trawler's catch includes the body of a blonde girl. Her name is Zina, and she is a member of the crew of the Soviet factory ship Polar Star. Arkady Renko, formerly Senior Investigator in the Moscow Prosecutor's Office, but now a second-class seaman, is appointed by Polar Star's captain to investigate the girl's death. Renko's dogged search for the truth will put his own life in danger.
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