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It has a new dimension, as it introduces you to the Moscow underworld – which makes the behaviour of the mafia seem relatively genteel. They were great black dogs. Looks like the icons were in the room with the sleeping man or in the hallway. Easy parallels with Oliver Twist and Great Expectations do not need to be mentioned. Kto jest tajemniczym brodaczem?

Fandorin himself is a great character, even though as a main character he still remains an enigma – a tantalising mystery in itself that keeps readers engaged and clamouring to know more. Here the speed of narration, character depth, mystery twi Reading this book I was already well familiar with Erast Fandorin series and was expecting another enjoyable read.

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They were on their way to the church to get married, she and her The translation is suprisingly bad, or rather, full of unbelievably strange mistakes. Lady Death is very alluring to all that cross her path, her monika giving a tell to what happens to all that do. They kochanrk Speedy and the Night-Owl a minute ago. A true atmosphere specific to the author. A thoroughly enjoyable historical mystery novel. Happening concurrently with She Lover of Death, with Fandorin off stage in his other plot most bris the time, this book focuses on Senka – the poor orphaned lad who struggles with the conflict between his inherent go A thoroughly enjoyable historical mystery novel.

To further the confusion, the police are also on the take. In short, Akunin, considered the idol of Russian literature, collects readers and I understand why: One of them is meeting Erast Noname this is the surname he uses in this book.


Not on a bottle, but on a cobble, because it was a cobblestone pavement. Akunin set out to rectify the low-brow reputation of the mystery genre in post-USSR Russia by writing worthy literature and exploring the wide gamut of sub-genres.

Senka is a fascinating main character first, but unfortunately, like narrator-characters in many previous Fandorin books, he turns rather annoying. We do not know what the detective does when he’s not with Senka, making us witnessing the outcome, so it is difficult to find the culprit by yourself. Thankfully, all the background information was essential, and didn’t detract.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Writer and translator from Japanease. I sometimes had the impression of being in an Audiard’s film as dialogues are very imaged even if it was sometimes difficult to understand.

I liked the writing style, especially the beginning full of slang. Books by Boris Akunin. It’s this distance that keeps Fandorin an enigma, and keeps us coming back to learn more. I would give this book 5 stars versus the previous one that I enjoyed slightly less.

Since he lives in Moscow. Erast is not an official anymore, but an eccentric engineer trying to drive his automobile from Moscow to Paris to get a record.

He doesn’t get much development in these later books, but you can’t help being intrigued by him. These are their Russian nicknames which were translated. Another great Erast Petrovich Fandorin novel. It was good luck to read them together, as I have not read this series in an order. Fandorin has a Sherlockian intellect and impressive physical prowess.

As we go along the rise of Senka, the dialogue becomes more chastened, which makes the book more easy to read and allows us to support Senka its social progress. Reading this book I was already well familiar with Erast Fandorin series and was expecting another enjoyable read. However, others miierci inhabit Khitrovka are not so lucky — there are a series of ghastly murders occurring there. The story moves at a quick pace, giving us memorable characters including a femme fatale called Death and a more fleshed out look at Fandorin’s Japanese assistant, Masa.


Paperback bboris, pages. However, in Senka’s case, Death is the nickname of a living person, a beautiful young woman whose lovers all ended up dying — not by her hand, but from different causes. Der Tote im Salonwagen Boris Akunin. After a while Kochank gained a reputation, leaving people who walked by her to cross themselves or to spit over their shoulders. Senka is a fun addition to the cast of characters. Both have their femme kocchanek, as well as pl This and ‘He Lover of Death’ are two intertwined novels, as can be guessed from the names.

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Reader should have a akkunin patient before Erast’s full appearance but it is a good one. This had me prowling through the internet with very little success so far. I think the translator didn’t like this book very much, tried to get rid of the job as soon as possible and never even read the translation. An investigation in which the twists abound.

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This one is the best yet. This may be because my Russian proficiency has weakened somewhat, but despite that I think that the plot takes a particularly long time to develop in this novel. Just a moment while we sign you in koxhanek your Goodreads account. Istorija Rossijskogo Gosudarstva Boris Akunin. The Lover of Deathtenth volume of Erast Fandorin series.