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Akunin, B. (Boris)

Overview
Works: 466 works in 2,245 publications in 22 languages and 21,025 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  Blogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Creator, Author of screenplay, Contributor
Classifications: PG3478.K78, 891.735
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The winter queen : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

158 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 2,180 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 )

91 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,512 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 )

78 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,354 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 )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,027 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
Sister Pelagia and the black monk : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 916 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 )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 813 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 : a Fandorin mystery by B Akunin( Book )

66 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as State Counsellor Erast Fandorin. He then thrusts a dagger inscribed with the initials CG into the governor-general's heart and, tearing off his mustache, escapes out the carriage window. The head of the Department of Security soon shows up at the real Fandorin's door and arrests him for murder. The only way to save his reputation is to find CG--and the government mole who is feeding the group information. Can Fandorin survive corruption among his fellow officials, the fearlessness of an unknown enemy, and the advances of a sultry young nihilist with his morals intact?
Smertʹ na brudershaft : roman-kino by B Akunin( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Russian and held by 412 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
Sister Pelagia and the red cockerel : a novel by B Akunin( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 407 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
Murder on the Leviathan by B Akunin( Recording )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 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 winter queen : [a novel] by B Akunin( Recording )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 256 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
Altyn-tolobas : roman by B Akunin( Book )

51 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 252 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
He lover of death : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 238 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 )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 225 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
The coronation : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin by B Akunin( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 225 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
Li︠u︡bovnik smerti : roman by B Akunin( Book )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vesʹ mir teatr by B Akunin( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza Altairsky-Lointaine is the toast of Moscow society, a beautiful actress in an infamous theatre troupe. Her love life is as colorful as the parts she plays, and she is the estranged wife of a descendant of Genghis Khan. And her ex-husband has threatened to kill anyone who courts her.He appears to be making good on his promise. Fandorin is contacted by concerned friend-the widowed wife of Chekhov-who asks him to investigate an alarming incident involving Eliza. But when he watches Eliza on stage for the first time, he falls desperately in love. Can he solve the case-and win over Eliza-without attracting the attentions of the murderer he is trying to find?
F.M. : [roman] by B Akunin( Book )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a postmodernist version of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment", the grandchild of the famous sleuth Erast Fandorin seeks the lost variant of Crime and Punishment in modern day Russia
Koronat︠s︡ii︠a︡, ili, Posledniĭ iz Romanov by B Akunin( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in Russian and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library. Multicultural Grant
 
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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)

Akunin, B. (Boris), 1956-

Akunin, Boris

Akunin, Boris 1956-

Akunin, Boris I. 1956-

Akunin-Čchartišvili

Akunin-Čchartišvili 1956-

Akunin-Čhartišvili.

Akunin-Chkhartishvili 1956-

Akunin-Tšhartišvili.

Akunine, Boris, 1956-....

Akuņins, Boriss, 1956-

Aqunin, B. 1956-

Aкунин, Б.

Boris Akoenin Russisch schrijver

Boris Akounine écrivain russe

Borís Akunin escritor ruso

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 Venemaa kirjanik

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

Tchkartichevili, Grigorij, 1956-

Tchkhartichvili, Grigori Chalvovitch

Tchkhartichvili, Grigori Chalvovitch, 1956-

Tchkhartishvili, Grigori

Tjkhartisjvili, Grigorij

Tschchartischwili, Grigori.

Tschchartischwili, Grigori 1956-

Tschtschartischwili, Grigori 1956-

Tschtschartischwili, Grigori Schalwowitsch 1956-

Tšhartišvili, Grigori.

Tsjkhartisjvili, Grigorij

Μπορίς Ακούνιν

Акунин, Б.

Акунин, Б. 1956-

Акунин, Б. (Борис)

Акунин, Б. (Борис), 1956-

Акунин, Борис.

Акунин Борис 1956-....

Акунин-Чхартишвили 1956-

Б. Акунин псевдоним 1956-

Барыс Акунін

Борис Акунин писатель, учёный-японист, литературовед, переводчик, общественный деятель

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

Борис Акуњин

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 كاتب روسي

بوریس آکونین نویسنده روسی

বরিস আকুনিন রুশ লেখক

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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