By Martin Cruz Smith
Former Inspector for the Moscow Militsiya, Arkady Renko, is summoned to Cuba to spot a liquefying corpse, dragged from the oily waters of Havana Bay. Renko reveals himself in a decaying state, the ultimate recess of Communism - a spot the place Russia is despised, unique rituals take priority and unforeseen threat meets bewildering contradictions. After a harrowing event that has left Renko at the verge of suicide, this new secret leads him on a path of deceit that reaches foreign proportions, and provides him a cause to savour his personal lifestyles back.
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