Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1) by Martin Cruz SmithA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces and fingers missing. Chief homicide investigator Arkady Renko is brilliant, sensitive, honest, and cynical about everything except his profession. To identify the victims and uncover the truth, he must battle the KGB, FBI, and New York police as he performs the impossible--and tries to stay alive doing it.
Gorky Park - Within Your Eyes
Gorky Park - Sometimes At Night
While Gorky Park's fame in the United States was short-lived, they are an important band historically because their success is deeply rooted in the events that took place during the final years of the Cold War. In the conservative Chrnenko came to power in the U. Tensions between the U. In Reagan took office and began a massive military buildup. He stated that "Rock music, along with other elements of Western culture, is part of an arsenal of subversive weapons aimed at undermining the commitment of young Russians to Communist ideology. It was during this time that members of Gorky Park began playing in various Moscow-based rock bands.