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"The Winter Queen" by Boris Akunin

Boris Akunin is the pen-name of Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili, who was born in Tbilisi but has spent most of his life in Moscow.

This is the first Erast Pietrovich Fandorin mystery. 197 more words

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Interesting Russian Books

While studying the Russian language, it’s impossible to avoid meeting with good old classics. Most of you probably have heard of, or even read, the great and sizeable «War and Peace» by Leo Tolstoy, and equally famous «Crime and Punishment» by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. 722 more words

Russian Language

Boris Akunin Asaselin salaliitto (2001)

Boris Akunin (oikealta nimeltään Grigori Tšhartišvili) on yksi tunnetuimmista ja luetuimmista kirjailijoista Venäjällä. Vuonna 2008 hänen kirjojensa yleispainos on ollut 1,3 miljoona kappaletta. Hänen kirjojaan on käännetty 35 kielelle ja niiden pohjalta on tehty elokuvia. 475 more words

Venäläinen Kirjallisuus

Turkish Gambit: Boris Akunin

Early story featuring Erast Fandorin!!!!

Much better storytelling than the “S/he Lover of Death” gambits.

In The Spotlight: Boris Akunin's Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog

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Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. Historical novels can give an interesting perspective on a particular place and time. That’s especially true when they provide a deeper look at one part of a society (or, perhaps, a few). 1,099 more words