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Akunin, B. (Boris)

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Works: 604 works in 2,188 publications in 21 languages and 21,571 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Historical fiction  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  Blogs  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PG3478.K78, 891.735
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The winter queen : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

150 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 2,161 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 )

85 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,519 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 Turkish gambit : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,388 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
The death of Achilles : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 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
Sister Pelagia and the black monk : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 936 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
Sister Pelagia and the white bulldog : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 843 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
The state counsellor : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

51 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reactionary General Khrapov is murdered on the train to Moscow. The killer, disguised as Fandorin, leaves a knife inscribed with 'CG'. Fandorin is arrested for the crime, but later released when the blunder is realised, and is asked to investigate the case. His search reveals a worthy foe, and causes him to question everything
He lover of death : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senka Skorikov, orphan and urchin, has been abandoned to the murky world of Moscow's gangster district. While picking a pocket or two, he glimpses the most beautiful woman he has ever seen, and joins the gang of her overlord lover, The Prince, so desperate he is to meet her
She lover of death : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Russian and English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still a persona non grata in Moscow, ostracised by the authorities and shamed by the very qualified success of his last mission, Fandorin is back in his most underground enquiry to date
Sister Pelagia and the red cockerel : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Russian and English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When someone bashes in the head of Manuila, the messianic leader of a rogue Jewish sect, aboard a steamboat on which Pelagia happens to be a passenger, her observations prove useful to the investigating officer. After several attempts on her life, she's shipped off to Palestine, where she continues to look for the truth behind Manuila's murder
Smertʹ na brudershaft : roman-kino by B Akunin( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Russian and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The torment of a broken heart is a melodrama set in November 1914. Alexei Romanov, after being wounded at the front, was sent away to take part in Russian intelligence operations in Switzerland
Pelagia and the white bulldog by B Akunin( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Russian town, one of the prized white bulldogs has been poisoned. Its owner has taken ill and is fearful her other dogs may suffer the same fate. Her potential beneficiaries of her will are anxious about her health. Sister Pelagia is summoned by the Bishop to investigate the bulldog's death
Murder on the Leviathan by B Akunin( Recording )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1878 Paris, Police Commissioner "Papa" Gauche must solve a brutal murder. Lord Littleby has been found at home with his head bashed in, surrounded by the bodies of seven servants and two children who all seem to have died from morphine poisoning. The only clue Gauche has to go on is a gold key in the shape of a whale. This key gains entrance to a luxury liner, the Leviathan, whose maiden voyage is to India. Gauche embarks, and finds among the passengers--all highly suspicious--Erast Fandorin, now a diplomat bound for a posting in Japan, but previously a crack inspector in the Moscow Police Department. When Fandorin discovers that a murderer is on board, he joins forces with Gauche--to deduce the awful truth
The Diamond chariot : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the interlinked plotlines is set in Russia during the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. Fandorin is charged with protecting the Trans-Siberian Railway from Japanese sabotage in a pacy adventure filled with double agents and ticking bombs. Then we travel back to the Japan of the late 1870s. This is the story of Fandorin's arrival and life in Yokohama, his first meeting with Masa and the martial arts education that came in so handy later! He investigates the death of a Russian ship-captain, fights for a woman, exposes double-agents in the Japanese police, fights against, and then with the ninjas, and becomes embroiled in a suitably shocking finale
The winter queen : [a novel] by B Akunin( Recording )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The coronation : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernst Fandorin and a race against time just before the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II as one of the Grand Duke's childrenis kidnapped and a ransom note arrives - from Fandorin's nemesis, Doctor Lind
Pelagia & the red rooster by B Akunin( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next caper in the Sister Pelagia mystery
Altyn-tolobas : roman by B Akunin( Book )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Fandorine, le petit-fils d'Eraste, s'intéresse à un parchemin du XVIIe siècle ramené de Russie par sa grand-mère. Il quitte l'Angleterre pour retrouver la seconde moitié du document en Russie, berceau de sa famille. Sa quête le mène sur les traces du mercenaire allemand Cornelius Von Dorn
Special assignments : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 {u2014} 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
Shpionskiĭ roman : roman by B Akunin( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1941. Planning an attack on the Soviet Union, Germany wants complete surprise. An agent known by the code-name "Wasser" receives the task of causing the Russians to make crucial mistakes. The special group "Plan" attempts to trace this agent of the Abwehry and discover that Hitler will move east and invade the USSR. Commander Pazdziernicyn and his assistant Dorin guess that there is a key to solving the riddle of "Wasser". But the machine of totalitarian state which they serve may turn out to be a worse opponent
 
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The winter queen : a novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityBorisova, Anna

controlled identityBrusnikin, Anatoliĭ

controlled identityChkhartishvili, G.

Akoenin, Boris

Akounine, Boris

Akounine Boris 1956-....

Akukin, Grigorij Čchartišvili.

Akukin, Grigorij Czchartiszwili.

Akunin, B.

Akunin B. 1956-

Akunin, B. (Boris), 1956-

Akunin , Boris

Akunin, Boris 1956-

Akunin, Boris I. 1956-

Akunin-Čchartišvili

Akunin-Čchartišvili 1956-

Akunin-Čhartišvili.

Akunin-Chkhartishvili 1956-

Akuņins, Boriss, 1956-

Aqunin, B. 1956-

Boris Akoenin Russisch schrijver

Boris Akounine écrivain russe

Boris Akunin rosyjski pisarz pochodzenia gruzińskiego

Boris Akunin ruská spisovatel a literární vědec

Boris Akunin Russian writer

Boris Akunin russischer Kriminalschriftsteller, Japanologe

Boris Akunin russisk skribent

Boris Akunin rysk författare

Boris Akunin scrittore russo

Boris Akunjin

Borisas Akuninas

Borisova, Anna.

Borisowa, Anna.

Boriss Akunin

Boriss Akuņins

Borisz Akunyin orosz író

Brusnikin, Anatolij.

Čchartišvili, G. 1956-

Čchartišvili, Grigorij, 1956-

Čchartišvili, Grigorij Š. 1956-

Čchartišvili, Grigorij Šalvovič

Čchartišvili, Grigorij Šalvovič, 1956-

Čhartišvili, G.

Čhartišvili, Grigorij.

Čhartišvili, Grigorij Šalvovič.

Čhartišvili Grigorij Šalvovič 1956-....

Chkhartishvili, G.

Chkhartishvili, Grigol

Chkhartishvili, Grigorii 1956-

Chkhartishvili, Grigoriĭ Shalvovich

Chkhartishvili, Grigorii Shalvovich 1956-

Č'xartišvili, Grigol Šalvas je 1956-

Č'xartišvili, Grigori 1956-

Czchartiszwili, Grigirij.

Czchartiszwili, Grigorij 1956-

Grigorij Šalvovič Čhartišvili

Tchkhartichvili , Grigori

Tchkhartichvili, Grigori Chalvovitch

Tchkhartichvili, Grigori Chalvovitch, 1956-

Tchkhartishvili, Grigori

Tjkhartisjvili, Grigorij

Tschchartischwili, Grigori.

Tschchartischwili, Grigori 1956-

Tschtschartischwili, Grigori 1956-

Tsjkhartisjvili, Grigorij

Μπορίς Ακούνιν

Акунин, Б

Акунин, Б. (Борис)

Акунин, Б. (Борис), 1956-

Акунин, Борис.

Акунин Борис 1956-....

Акунин-Чхартишвили 1956-

Б. Акунин псевдоним 1956-

Барыс Акунін

Борис Акунін російський белетрист, сценарист, сходознавець, літературний критик і перекладач грузинського походження

Борисова А. писатель 1956-

Брусникин А. 1956-

Чхартишвили, Г.

Чхартишвили, Григорий Шалвович

Чхартишвили, Григорий Шалвович 1956-

אקונין, ב

אקונין, ב. (בוריס)

אקונין, בוריס

אקונין, בוריס 1956-

בוריס אקונין סופר רוסי

צ'חרטישוילי, גריגורי שלבוביץ'

بوريس أكونين

بوریس آکونین نویسنده روسی

বরিস আকুনিন

ബോറിസ് അകുനിൻ

ბორის აკუნინი

아쿠닌, 보리스 1956-

치하르티슈빌리, 그레고리 1956-

アクーニン, ボリス

チハルチシヴィリ, グリゴ-リイ 1956-

ボリス・アクーニン

鮑里斯·阿庫寧

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