Post-communist Russia. In the political thaw and the advent of the capitalist economy, the Moscow mafia soon imposes itself and the black-market hustlers start eliminating the competition - along comes Arkady Renko, special investigator. Cruz Smith has also written "Gorky Park".
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When the charred remains of Rosen the black-marketeer are recovered from a burned-out car, Arkady Renko, Special Investigator in the Moscow Prosecutor's Office, is faced with an almost impossible challenge. No witnesses are willing to come forward, and he has precious little to go on – and this time his investigation will bring him up against the power of the Mafia.About the Author:
Martin Cruz Smith is the bestselling author of the Arkady Renko thrillers Gorky Park, Polar Star, Red Square, Havana Bay and Wolves Eat Dogs, as well as a number of other novels. He lives in California with his wife and three children.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6472575