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In this shocking, meticulously reported work of narrative nonfiction, an award-winning investigative journalist exposes "capitalism's monster" -- global kleptocracy -- and reveals how it is corrupting the world around us.Financial Times reporter Tom Burgis has spent fifteen years reporting from five continents on conflict, corruption, globalization and organized crime. In pursuit of the networks that underpin the new global order, he has traveled to the killing fields of eastern Congo and to a Ukraine riven by Russian occupation and delved into the hidden corners of the great repositories of stolen wealth in New York and London. He has interviewed the boss of the Moscow mafia as well as hundreds of middlemen, moneymen, bagmen, frontmen and other denizens of the game of secrets that defines contemporary geopolitics.

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