Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930, New York
First edition. Fine in dust jacket. Introduces Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov. Edgar Winner for Best Mystery Novel of 1988. Inspector Rostnikov of the Moscow police clashes with the KGB and finds himself on a wintry assignment in the far-flung town of Tumsk, Siberia. There he must discover why two people, one the daughter of a famous dissident, have met with mysterious deaths.
Inventory Number: 34703