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Case of the General"s Thumb

by Andreĭ Kurkov

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Published by VINTAGE (RAND) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7318330M
ISBN 100099455250
ISBN 109780099455257

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Like many of Kurkov's thrillers, The Case of the General's Thumb (originally published in Russian as Igra v otrezanny palets) takes place during the late nineties, a bleak period for post-Soviet Ukraine. The planned economy had begrudgingly given way to a capitalist free-for-all where the lines separating government, business, and crime are.   Inspector general's James Comey report: Another pro-Trump conspiracy theory falls apart Despite furious right-wing spin, all the IG's Comey report proves is Author: Heather Digby Parton.


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Out of 5 stars The Case of the General's Thumb Reviewed in the United States on April 3, Unlike Kerkov's earlier work 'Death and the Penguin', a hit with myself and many other readers, 'The Case of the General's Thumb' doesn't quite reach the heights of genius I've come to expect from the author/5(9).

"The Case of the General's Thumb" introduced me to a new cultural and literary milieu - and after some adjustment I have to say it was a pleasant surprise. Some of the adjustment was cultural. Character dialog patterns were unfamiliar, and the settings unknown/5(9). It took me a while to warm up to The Case Of The General's Thumb: At first, it struck me as being an earlier effort than Andrey Kurkov's two penguin novels -- Death and the Penguin and Penguin Lost-- but it looks as if it were written between the two/5.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox 4/5(4). The Case of the General's Thumb (Book): Kurkov, Andreĭ: "The corpse of a distinguished general is found attached to an advertising balloon--and minus his thumb.

Police Lieutenant Viktor Slutsky is sent in to investigate. So, too, is KGB officer Nik Tsensky. They begin their investigations unbeknownst to each other, but quickly find themselves mystified about developments caused by the other.

The complete review's Review. For most of The Case of the General's Thumb the narrative switches back and forth -- in eighty-two often near-breathless chapters -- between what's happening to policeman Victor Slutsky and what Nik Tsensky is up to, before their missions and wanderings finally come to overlap.

The novel is set in the lates, in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union. When the corpse of a distinguished general and presidential adviser is found, attached to an advertising balloon, lieutenant Viktor Slutsky is sent in to investigate.

Meanwhile, KGB officer Nik Tsensky arrives in Kiev for a secret mission. A larger-than-life hitman, bombs under furniture, a hearse, a. Immensely skilled and likable page-turner by bestseller DeMille, who returns to the military surroundings of Word of Honor () and whose mastery of background, as with the Long Island rich of The Gold Coast (), equals his hand at characterization.

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Ricks delves into what he sees as a dramatic the past, he tells us, America’s top brass policed their own, firing subordinates who performed poorly. Gods and Generals - Part One, Chapters Summary & Analysis Jeffrey Shaara This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Gods and Generals.

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