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Gorky Park

Martin Cruz Smith
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First publication
1981

Literature form
Novel

Genres
Crime, mystery, thriller

Writing language
English

Author's country
United States

Length
Approx. 156,000 words

Gorky Park

THE NOVEL | THE TEXT

Notable lines

First line

All nights should be so dark, all winters so warm, all headlights so dazzling.

Passages

Osborne was hiding among the endless words like a man standing sideways among trees.

Proust said that you could seduce any woman if you were willing to sit and listen to her complain until four in the morning.

"There are not many road signs in Russia, you know." He laughed. "If you don't know where the road goes, you shouldn't be on it."

Last line

He thrilled as each cage door opened and the wild sables made their leap and broke for snow—black on white, black on white, black on white, and then gone.

THE NOVEL | THE TEXT

See also:

Novel
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Novel
The Dreadful Lemon Sky

Novel
The Long Goodbye

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