A Gentle Axe

A murder during a Russian winter; criminal investigator Porfiry Petrovich, last seen in Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment' nailing Raskolnikov, takes on bureaucracy and social injustice in a Tsarist Russia ripe for revolution, #1; signed by the author in the year of publication.

Publisher: Faber and Faber. First English edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: London
Spots of foxing to extremities, else fine in dustwrapper. 500 copies.


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