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Disillusioned with the workings of Moscow's Prosecution Service Arkady Renko is on the brink of resigning, when he's drawn into a strange new case. Read by Philip Jackson.

Written by Martin Cruz Smith. Abridged by Jane Marshall.

Disillusioned with the workings of Moscow's Prosecution Service, Arkady Renko is on the brink of resigning when he's drawn into a strange new case.

The latest thriller by the author of Gorky Park is set in Putin's Moscow where three stations meet.

As a train pulls into Yaroslavl Station, a teenage girl wakes to find her baby has been taken. Meanwhile Arkady's vodka loving friend, detective Victor Orlov, is called to a workers' trailer where a prostitute has been found dead without a mark on her. With the local police keen to dismiss the death as an overdose, Renko's curiosity is aroused.

Read by Philip Jackson

Producer: Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 Jun 2011 22:45

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