A hilarious novel set in post Communist Russia with an unusual but believable story line. It will make you chuckle as strong characters are faced with one strange coincidence after another.
'The tea is a local Belugan tradition. It comes from fermented camel's milk, which is boiled with a few tea leaves and then butter and salt is added,'
... After the dumplings came a blue plastic plate of camel meat. It was tough and tasteless. He used the tea to take away the taste of the camel and then used the camel to take away the taste of the tea. In that way he got through two bowls of tea and three slices of camel. He tried to remember if camels were endangered. He gave it 50-50.