I Was a Potato Oligarch: Travels and Travails in the New Russia
In this eye-wateringly funny account from John Mole, readers will experience “the real Russia” firsthand. Beginning with a risky business venture inspired by British fast food, Mole attempts to submerge himself in Russian culture—but often finds himself in the middle of a fiasco instead.
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An amusing tale of life as a western consultant in the wild east that was Russia in the early 90's. A good set of anecdotes tied into the story of trying to open a fast food chain with local partners ... Read full review
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Mole (It's All Greek to Me!), a business writer, serial entrepreneur, and professional expat, has put together an account of living in Russia that is both funny and informative. His adventures in ... Read full review
This is the Big One
Refugees in their own country
The New Russia?
I sell sea shells
When you live in an asylum you join in the madness
This is Russia Mister John
Caviar for the particular
If you dont grease you dont travel
The Czar of Cheese
Do the fish go to Florida?
The goats are guarding the cabbage
Am I coconut?
Goodness has no smell
The Devils balls
You will not find such a potato in the whole of Russia
Mixed feelings about the tutu
We swim in tide of history
Spuds and bugs
A sweet lie is better than a bitter truth
Gather in the mushrooms
How to avoid vampires
We must pay now
It turned out as it usually does
I hope our little Russians will be happy here