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Bromfield, Andrew

Overview
Works: 110 works in 437 publications in 2 languages and 24,128 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Diaries  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Satire  Fantasy fiction, Russian  Romance fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other
Classifications: PG3478.K78, 891.735
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrew Bromfield
I want to live : the diary of a young girl in Stalin's Russia by Nina Lugovskai︠a︡( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... offers rare insight into the life of a teenage girl in Stalin's Russia, where fear of arrest was a fact of daily life."--Inside flap of dust jacket
The winter queen : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young student from a wealthy family commits suicide in the Alexander Gardens, Erast Fandorin of the Moscow Police investigates the supposedly open-and-shut case and discovers that the student's suicide is not an isolated case
Murder on the Leviathan : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher -- Paris, 1878: Eccentric antiquarian Lord Littleby and nine members of his household are found murdered in Littleby's mansion on the rue de Grenelle, and a precious Indian statue is missing. Police commissioner "Papa" Gauche recovers only one piece of evidence from the crime scene: a golden badge shaped like a whale. The trinket is in fact the emblem of the Leviathan, a gigantic steamship soon to depart for Calcutta. The murderer must be among its passengers. In Cairo, the ship is boarded by a young Russian diplomat with a slight stammer--none other than the intrepid detective Erast Fandorin, who joins forces with Gauche to determine which of ten suspicious passengers in the Windsor dining salon is the killer. As the Leviathan steams toward its destination, will Fandorin be able to out-investigate Gauche and discover the identity of the killer, even as the ship's passengers are murdered one by one?
The death of Achilles : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1882, after six years of foreign travel and adventure, renowned diplomat and detective Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow, in the heart of Mother Russia. His homecoming is anything but peaceful. In the hotel where he and his loyal if impertinent manservant Masa are staying, Fandorin's old war-hero friend General Sobolev ("Achilles" to the crowd) has been found dead, felled in his armchair by an apparent heart attack. But Fandorin suspects an unnatural cause. His suspicions lead him to the boudoir of the beautiful singer--"not exactly a courtesan"--Known as Wanda. Apparently it was in Wanda's bed that the general secretly breathed his last.--From publisher description
The Turkish gambit : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1877, Erast Fandorin finds himself at the Bulgarian front in a war between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, where he assists a Russian woman who is risking her life for her fiancé, who has been falsely accused of espionage
Nightwatch by Sergeĭ Lukʹi︠a︡nenko( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forces of Light and Darkness have co-existed in a delicate balance for hundreds of years ... until now. Even as the Night Watch polices the Dark Others--among them vampires, witches and shape-shifters--a chain of mysterious events triggers a dreaded, age-old prophecy: An immortal with special powers will come to switch sides, shattering the balance and unleashing an apocalyptic war unlike any the world has ever known
Buddha's little finger by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Russian Civil War of 1919, Pyotr Voyd is "commissar to the legendary Bolshevik commander Chapaev, and falling in love with his machine-gunner sidekick, Anna. But who is the Pyotr Voyd who finds himself incarcerated among a group of patients in a contemporary Moscow psychiatric hospital? And who is the Chapaev who issues maddeningly metaphysical dialogues on the virtues of the void and the illusory nature of reality?"--Jacket
The sacred book of the werewolf by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a fifteen-year-old prostitute who is actually a 2,000-year old werefox who seduces men with her tail and drains them of their sexual power. She falls in love with a KGB officer who is actually a werewolf
Sister Pelagia and the white bulldog : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote Russian province in the late nineteenth century, Bishop Mitrofanii must deal with a family crisis. After learning that one of his great aunt's beloved and rare white bulldogs has been poisoned, the Orthodox bishop knows there is only one detective clever enough to investigate the murder: Sister Pelagia
Day watch by Sergej Vasilʹevič Lukʹjanenko( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to Night Watch, the uneasy balance between the forces of Light and Dark is threatened when a priceless and powerful artifact is stolen from the Others and when one of the Dark Ones, a young witch who enhances her evil powers by absorbing the fear from children's nightmares, falls in love with a handsome young Light One
The life of insects : a novel by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the human condition by an experimental Russian writer. The novel is composed of linked stories whose protagonists appear both as humans and insects. One of them is an American businessman-mosquito. By the author of Omon Ra
Homo zapiens by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened up a huge consumer market, but how do you sell things to a generation that grew up with just one type of cola? When Tatarsky, a frustrated poet, takes a job as an advertising copywriter, he finds he has a talent for putting distinctively Russian twists on Western-style ads. But his success leads him into a surreal world of spin doctors, gangsters, drug trips, and the spirit of Che Guevera, who, by way of a Ouija board, communicates theories of consumer theology
Sister Pelagia and the black monk : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monks of New Arafat believe the Black Monk that haunts their centuries-old island monastery is responsible for the death of one of their own. When the Black Monk claims more victims--including Bishop Mitrofanii's envoys--Sister Pelagia goes undercover to see exactly what person, or what spirit, is at the bottom of it all
A werewolf problem in Central Russia and other stories by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical stories by a Russian writer. The story, Vera Pavlovna's Ninth Dream, is on the transition from communism to capitalism as experienced by the cleaner of a public toilet, Bulldozer Driver's Day is on a hydrogen bomb assembly line, while The Ontology of Childhood compares childhood to prison. By the author of The Blue Lantern
Special assignments : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Special Assignments, Erast Fandorin, nineteenth-century Russia?s suavest sleuth, faces two formidable new foes: One steals outrageous sums of money, the other takes lives. “The Jack of Spades” is a civilized swindler who has conned thousands of rubles from Moscow?s residents?including Fandorin?s own boss, Prince Dolgorukoi. To catch him, Fandorin and his new assistant, timid young policeman Anisii Tulipov, must don almost as many disguises as the grifter does himself. “The Decorator” is a different case altogether: A savage serial killer who believes he “cleans” the women he mutilates and takes his orders from on high, he must be given Fandorin?s most serious attentions" -- back cover
Monumental propaganda by Vladimir Voĭnovich( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of "The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin" comes a brilliant new novel spanning 50 years of Russian history--from the tumult following the Second World War to the chaos of todayUs "new Russia."
The light and the dark by Mikhail Shishkin( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture two people, young and in love. Picture them being separated from one another. Picture them keeping their love alive through letters. But now imagine they've not just been separated geographically, but also historically. Imagine that their love and letters now defy time and place, life and death
Twilight watch by Sergeĭ Lukʹi︠a︡nenko( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient race of humans who have supernatural powers face their greatest threat yet when a renegade Other absconds with a fabled book of spells and appears intent on using it to alter the course of humanity in the third book in the bestselling Russian trilogy that is part fantasy, part vampire story, and part detective story
Last watch by Sergeĭ Lukʹi︠a︡nenko( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A final installment in a series that includes Twilight Watch finds Night Watch agent Anton conducting a murder investigation that takes him from Edinburgh and Uzbekistan to Moscow, where he discovers that the threat posed by the Others is more complex than originally realized
Leningrad by I. G Vishnevet︠s︡kiĭ( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closing the gap between the contemporary Russian novel and the masterpieces of the early Soviet avant-garde, this masterful mixture of prose and poetry, excerpts from private letters and diaries, and quotes from newspapers and NKVD documents, is a unique amalgam of documentary, philosophical novel, and black humor
 
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I want to live : the diary of a young girl in Stalin's Russia
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The winter queen : a novelMurder on the Leviathan : a novelThe death of Achilles : a novelThe Turkish gambit : a novelNightwatchBuddha's little fingerThe sacred book of the werewolfSister Pelagia and the white bulldog : a novel