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Russia and Ukraine - Erast Fandorin

Foreign Bodies, Foreign Bodies Episode 15 of 15

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 09 November 2012

Boris Akunin sets his Erast Fandorin novels in nineteenth century Russia whilst Andrey Kurkov describes twenty first century Ukraine.

Mark Lawson looks at the influence of Bulgakov and Dostoevsky on Russian crime fiction and compares the inside view with those created by outsiders including Martin Cruz Smith and Tom Rob Smith.

Producer Robyn Read.


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