SHORTLISTED for the 2011 Man Booker prize
SHORTLISTED for the 2011 CWA Gold Dagger, for best crime novel of the year
SHORTLISTED for the Galaxy National Book Awards audible.co.uk Audiobook of the Year
Amazon.ca Best Books of 2011, Top 100 Editor's Picks
Amazon.ca Best Books of 2011, Mysteries & Thrillers
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"Moscow's vivid atmosphere... is heightened by the narrator's Russian-accented dialogue... I loved it." The Observer (audiobook review) "A tremendously assured, cool, complex, slow-burn of a novel and a bleak and superbly atmospheric portrait of modern Russia." William Boyd"