Life is a series of murders, lies, and corruption for hard-boiled Russian detective Arkady Renko. Renko is the brainchild of crime novelist Martin Cruz Smith, and the star of his series of Russia-based books, starting with the bestseller “Gorky Park” in 1981. In the eighth book of the series, “Tatiana,” the detective investigates the murder of a Russian journalist.

Crime Novelist Martin Cruz Smith on His Latest Russian Thriller 12 November,2013forum

Martin Cruz Smith, author of "Tatiana: An Arkady Renko Novel;" and two-time winner of the Hammett Prize from the International Association of Crime Writers

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    Why did Mr. Smith become interested in Russia?

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