PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ

PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ

⚣ The Gentle Axe Books ⚡ Author R.N. Morris – Ukrbank.pro Just before Christmas in St Petersburg Russia in 1866 police investigator Porfiry Petrovich faces his most challenging murder case since the events made famous by F Dostoevsky in the novel Crime and PJust before Christmas in St Petersburg Russia in 1866 police investigator Porfiry Petrovich faces his most challenging murder case since the events made famous by F Dostoevsky in the novel Crime and Punishment a case with disturbing parallels and even darker implicationsStumbling through Petvosky Park one cold morning in search of firewood an elderly woman makes a horrifying discovery A burly peasant twirls in the wind hanging from.

A bowed tree by a rope about his neck a bloody axe tucked into his belt Nearby packed neatly into a suitcase is the body of a dwarf a deep axe wound splitting his skull in twoIt does not take long for the noted police investigator Porfiry Petrovich still drained from his work on the case involving the deranged student Raskolnikov to suspect that the truth of the matter is complex than the crime scene might suggest Why do so many roa.

PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle  Epub / õ

PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ R N Morris's most recent book is the historical novel Fortune's HandHe is the author of the St Petersburg Mysteries Series featuring Porfiry Petrovich the detective from Dostoevsky's masterpiece Crime and Punishment A Gentle Axe A Vengeful Longing A Razor Wrapped in Silk and The Cleansing FlamesHe also wrote the Silas uinn series set in London in 1914 Summon Up The Blood The Manneuin

gentle kindle The Gentle book The Gentle Axe eBookA bowed tree by a rope about his neck a bloody axe tucked into his belt Nearby packed neatly into a suitcase is the body of a dwarf a deep axe wound splitting his skull in twoIt does not take long for the noted police investigator Porfiry Petrovich still drained from his work on the case involving the deranged student Raskolnikov to suspect that the truth of the matter is complex than the crime scene might suggest Why do so many roa.

10 thoughts on “The Gentle Axe

  1. Steve Donoghue Steve Donoghue says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookI'd somehow never even heard of this 2007 novel in which English author RN Morris has the dementedinspired idea to use Porfiry Petrovich the weirdly relentless detective from Crime and Punishment as his historical mystery protagonist and when I recently found it at a thrift shop I had to give it a try And amazingly Morris makes the idea totally work not only is this the SAME Porfiry Petrovich as in Dostoevsky he's not strengthened or idealized at all but the Morris also does an uncannily convincing job of re creating not 19th century


  2. Mark Mark says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookAs a native speaker of Russian I was suspicious of this novel at first When Roger Morris an Englishman pulled out Porfiry Pe


  3. Jane Jane says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookAn axe murder a young student a pawn slip a young prostitute a yellow ticket the magistrate investigator Porfiry Petrovich is this Crime and Punishment Redux? Was this dèja lu already read? No some of the same elements are present but this author has stirred them together into a whole new stewThis novel started out well I thought the idea of using the Crime and Punishment investi


  4. Bibliophile Bibliophile says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookA brutally murdered dwarf is found inside a suitcase in St Petersburg’s Petrovsky Park while the frozen body of the man presumed to be his murderer swings from a tree branch overhead R N Morris borrows Fyodor Dostoevky’s famous Porfiry Petrovich to investigate these crimes in The Gentle Axe Fresh from his pursuit of the student Raskolnikov Porfiry realizes that all is not what it seems and through a process of trial error and astute psychology manages to expose the true nature of these crimes Although Morris borrows a bit too much from Crime and Punishment in this novel we have another starving student – Virginsky – and Lilya a prostitute who is not dissimilar to Dostoevsky’s Sonechka he creates a wonderfully atmospheric nineteenth century St Petersburg complete with the horrific living conditions for the poor that made revo


  5. Jeffrey Jeffrey says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookPretty good book first I've read by r n Morris Lots of great characters and the setting seems realistic I like Mysteries th


  6. Beverly Beverly says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookA wonderfully written murder mystery with the literary twist of featuring a Dostoyevsky character from Crime Punishmentpolice investigator Porfi


  7. Peter Peter says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookThis is a neat form of detective book take a very famous literary investigator one created by a great Russian novelist and turn him into a character with a world of his own RN Morris has taken Porfiry Petrovich of Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky and turned him into a dark Russian investigating magistrate It was a brilliant move and is the start of a series It will be interesting to see how this evolves


  8. Lisa Lisa says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookI don't like or dislike this book but I learned that I don't like reading Russian names and that I only kept at it so long because the jacket design on my nice hardcover is so creamy and gorgeous with a pleasing silky feel


  9. Donna Donna says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookVery interesting premise While I am not very knowledgeable about Russian literature I do think Morris captured the spirit of the times and St Petersburg and I did enjoy Porfiry Petrovich from Dostoyevski's Crime and Punishment as the detective


  10. Patrick Patrick says:

    PDF R.N. Morris õ The Gentle Axe PDF/EPUB â The Gentle Epub / õ gentle kindle, The Gentle book, The Gentle Axe eBookReally didn't do much for me I read it just after Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk and the plot and the style were both a big step down


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