The Man Who Walked Like a Bear by Stuart M. Kaminsky

The Man Who Walked Like a Bear

byStuart M. Kaminsky

Kobo ebook | October 16, 2012

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This “superb mystery-thriller” featuring a Moscow cop reminiscent of Arkady Renko delivers “riveting suspense” (Publishers Weekly).
Porfiry Rostnikov and his wife Sarah have been in love for decades, since the end of World War II. Now the police inspector is by his wife’s bedside as she recuperates from a brain operation, when a massive naked man staggers into her hospital room, scared out of his mind, and tries to jump out the window. Rostnikov restrains the bearlike man, trying to calm him. As orderlies arrive to return the escapee to the mental ward, he cries out: “The devil came to devour the factory.”
Rostnikov has far more important things on his mind than deciphering the ravings of a lunatic, first among them Sarah’s recovery. And of course crime has not stopped while he cares for his wife. Rebels are planting bombs, teenagers are plotting assassinations, and the KGB lurks in every shadow. But despite all these clamors, the man’s strange words continue to haunt Rostnikov—and compel him to investigate.
With his Edgar Award–winning Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mysteries, “Kaminsky has staked a claim to a piece of Russian turf . . . He captures the Russian scene and character in rich detail” (The Washington Post Book World).

Stuart M. Kaminsky is head of the radio/television/film department at Northwestern University in Illinois. He is also a writer of textbooks, screenplays, and mystery novels. The more popular of his two series of detective novels features Toby Peters. Set in the 1930s and 1940s, the Peters books draw on Kaminsky's knowledge of history a...
Title:The Man Who Walked Like a BearFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 16, RoadLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1453273492

ISBN - 13:9781453273494