A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in MoscowFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel n nWith his breakout debut novel, Rules of Civility, Amor Towles established himself as a master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction, brin

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Snowdrops

SnowdropsA.D Miller s Snowdrops is a riveting psychological drama that unfolds over the course of one Moscow winter, as a thirty something Englishman s moral compass is spun by the seductive opportunities revealed to him by a new Russia a land of hedonism and desperation, corruption and kindness, magical d

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Three Stations (Arkady Renko, #7)

Three Stations (Arkady Renko, #7)A passenger train hurtling through the night An unwed teenage mother headed to Moscow to seek a new life A cruel hearted soldier looking furtively, forcibly, for sex An infant disappearing without a trace n nSo begins Martin Cruz Smith s masterful Three Stations, a suspenseful, intricately constru

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Night Watch (Watch #1)

Night Watch (Watch #1)Others They walk among us Observing n nSet in contemporary Moscow, where shape shifters, vampires, and street sorcerers linger in the shadows, Night Watch is the first book of the hyper imaginative fantasy pentalogy from best selling Russian author Sergei Lukyanenko n nThis epic saga chronicles th

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War and Peace

War and PeaceIn Russia s struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind Greater than a historical chronicle, War and Peace is an affirmation of life itself, a complete picture , as a contemporary reviewer put it, of everything in which people find their happiness and greatness, their

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Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1)

Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1)A triple murder in a Moscow amusement center three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces and fingers missing Chief homicide investigator Arkady Renko is brilliant, sensitive, honest, and cynical about everything except his profession To identify the victims and uncover the truth, he must battle

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The Secret History of Moscow

The Secret History of MoscowEvery city contains secret places Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets a dark, cavernous world of magic, weeping trees, and albino jackdaws, where exiled pagan deities and faerytale creatures whisper strange tales to those who w

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Anna Karenina

Anna KareninaAcclaimed by many as the world s greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature Anna is a sophisticated woman wh

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Heart of a Dog

Heart of a DogMikhail Bulgakov s absurdist parable of the Russian Revolution n nA world famous Moscow professor rich, successful, and violently envied by his neighbors befriends a stray dog and resolves to achieve a daring scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead

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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir PutinThe Man Without a Face is the chilling account of how a low level, small minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress and made his country once a threat to her own people and to the world n nHandpicked as a successor by

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Red Square (Arkady Renko, #3)

Red Square (Arkady Renko, #3)In the summer of 1991, Arkady Renko has returned from exile and is back on the homicide squad in a newly democratic Moscow When Arkady s informant, Rudy Rosen, and his underworld bank on wheels are consumed in a ball of fire, Arkady finds himself in an investigation that points to the heart of Russ

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Dog Boy

Dog BoyA vivid, riveting novel about an abandoned boy who takes up with a pack of feral dogs Two million children roam the streets in late twentieth century Moscow A four year old boy named Romochka, abandoned by his mother and uncle, is left to fend for himself Curious, he follows a stray dog to its h

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Eugene Onegin

Eugene OneginEugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin s novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself

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Stalin's Ghost (Arkady Renko, #6)

Stalin's Ghost (Arkady Renko, #6)Investigator Arkady Renko, the pariah of the Moscow prosecutor s office, has been assigned the thankless job of investigating a new phenomenon late night subway riders report seeing the ghost of Joseph Stalin on the platform of the Chistye Prudy Metro station The illusion seems part political hocu

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