The Gentle Axe (Paperback)
Penguin Books, 9780143113263, 305pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2008
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Praise For The Gentle Axe…
"A satisfyingly grisly yarn, mawkish and macabre. CSI: St. Petersburg"
-The New York Times Book Review
"The Gentle Axe is a deftly plotted, enjoyable literary thriller."
-The Washington Post
"A smart, hypnotizing tale of crime and duplicity. . . . Genuinely pleasurable."
-The New York Sun
"Lush, and exceptionally compelling, but take your time-R. N. Morris's The Gentle Axe has a vast depth of Russian soul: mysterious, compassionate, and utterly irresistible."
-Alan Furst, author of The Foreign Correspondent
"The anti-Sherlock Holmes."
-The Philadelphia Inquirer