lauraagustin.com
Sex work in fiction: Gorky Park, Moscow prostitution doesn't exist | The Naked Anthropologist
Militia detectives are at Kazansky Station in Komsomol Square, in Martin Cruz Smith’s novel Gorky Park. Cartier-Bresson’s 1954 photo shows the station at the left and surrounding traffic. Moscow prostitution may not have existed officially in 1977, when the story takes place, but sex work certainly did. At 6 am entire Turkman families lay head to …