Fourth in the "Lieutenant Boruvka" series, this novel finds the pudgy, mournful detective in Toronto. He has escaped from Russian-occupied Czechoslovakia where he was imprisoned for rebelling against "justice". This is a devious murder mystery and a confrontation of the old world and the new.

The Return of Lieutenant Boruvka 1991, W. W. Norton & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393332926

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The Return of Lieutenant Boruvka 1990, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571149742

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