Red Square Summary
Martin Cruz Smith

Everything you need to understand or teach Red Square by Martin Cruz Smith.

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Red Square Summary

Red Square is more successful in its treatment of these broader social concerns — the state of Russia and Russians in 1991 — than it is in the treatment of its dramatic themes. For example, the love theme which drives the final two-thirds of the narrative seems conceived as a cinematic sequence of encounters between Arkady and Irina, with conventional obstacles and conventional overcomings, all leading to joined hands on the steps of the...

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