Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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THE SENILITY OF VLADIMIR P by Michael Honig (Atlantic Books, hardback Pounds 12.99, ebook Pounds 8.99) NIKOLAI SHEREMETEV has never quite got the hang of how things work in Russia.

Working as a nurse, he refused bribes offered by relatives to give better care to patients.

He is now faced with looking after former president Vladimir P, a senile old man who spends his days talking to imagined former minions and judo kicking the head of a Chechen fighter he once had shot by firing squad.

When his nephew needs a massive bribe to get out of jail, Sheremetev has to balance his conscience against the urge do what Vladimir P had done best during his years in office and line his own pockets.

The Senility Of Vladimir P is former doctor Michael Honig's second novel and an exciting tale of how even the best of men can face temptation. …

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