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The Resource The body outside the Kremlin : a novel, by James L. May

The body outside the Kremlin : a novel, by James L. May

Label
The body outside the Kremlin : a novel
Title
The body outside the Kremlin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by James L. May
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Solovetsky occupies the island site of a former monastery in the White Sea. Here, hundreds of miles from civilization, and with a skeleton crew of secret-policemen in charge, some prisoners are consigned to all kinds of forced labor and others sit at comfortable desks in administrative or cultural positions. With the brutal winter fast approaching, Tolya Bogomolov, a young mathematician serving a three-year sentence, hopes an acquaintance he's been cultivating will lead to a less brutal work assignment, maybe even a little more bread in his ration. Knowing Gennady Antonov holds a privileged position restoring the monks' seized collection of icons ought to improve Tolya's odds of reassignment. But when Antonov's body is discovered floating frozen in the bay, their connection turns dangerous. At first the authorities question Tolya, but then he's mystified when they assign him to assist the elderly detective investigating the case--but better to find the real killer than have the murder pinned on him. Digging into Antonov's secrets turns up strange expropriations of the museum's icons, rumors of an escape conspiracy among White Army officers, and an illicit affair with a female prisoner who won't tell all she knows. To avoid becoming the murderer's next victim, Tolya must defy Solovetsky's unforgiving regime and make ruthless use of his fellow prisoners. Putting his story to paper at last means reckoning the true cost of his survival."--provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
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May, James L
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Solovet͡skiĭ lagerʹ osobogo naznachenii͡a
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons
  • Murder
  • Survival
  • Solovetski Islands (Russia)
Label
The body outside the Kremlin : a novel, by James L. May
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Word "Kremlin" in title appears on title page and dust jacket with a mix of Roman and Cyrillic characters
  • Non-Latin script record
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1097611578
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9781883285845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1097611578
Label
The body outside the Kremlin : a novel, by James L. May
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Word "Kremlin" in title appears on title page and dust jacket with a mix of Roman and Cyrillic characters
  • Non-Latin script record
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1097611578
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9781883285845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1097611578

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