A gripping and shocking insight into the lives of Russia's most famous oligarchs from New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House.
Ben Mezrich is the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House in addition to many other books, both fiction and non-fiction. The major motion picture 21, starring Kevin Spacey, was based on Bringing Down the House. The Oscar-winning film The Social Network was adapted from The Accidental Billionaires. Mezrich lives in Boston with his wife and son.
"Assassination plots, intimidation tactics, political manoeuvring
and money in unfeasibly large quantities - this is the stuff of Ben
Mezrich's Once Upon a Time in Russia, a nonfiction journey into the
rise (and, in some cases, fall) of the oligarchs . . . one of our
favourites." * GQ *
"[A] fascinating and often chilling read." * The Sport *