The State Counsellor

The State Counsellor by Boris Akunin

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General Khrapov, newly appointed Governor-General of Siberia and soon-to-be Minister of the Interior, is murdered in his official saloon carriage on his way from St Petersburg to Moscow.The killer, disguised as Fandorin, leaves a knife thrust up to the hilt in his victim`s chest and escapes through the window of the carriage. Can Fandorin escape suspicion?A battle of wills and ideals, revolutionaries and traditionalists and good versus evil.


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Boris Akunin

A book by Boris Akunin

Real name: Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili Other aliases: Anatoly Brusnikin , Anna Borisova The writer was born on May 20, 1956 in Zestafoni, Georgia. Since 1958 he has been living in Moscow. Graduated from the History and Philology Department of the Institute of Asian and African Countries (Moscow State University), holds a diploma in Japanese studies He was engaged in literary translation from Japanese and English. Chkhartishvili`s translation has been published by Japanese authors Yukio Mishima, Kenji Maruyama, Yasushi Inoue, Masahiko Shimada, Kobo Abe, Shinichi Hoshi, Takeshi Kaiko, Shohei Ooka, etc.

Worked as deputy editor-in-chief of the journal Foreign Literature (1999-2000), editor-in-chief 20 -volume "Anthology of Japanese Literature", chairman of the board of the megaproject "Pushkin Library" (Soros Foundation). Author of the book "The Writer and Suicide" (Moscow: New Literary Review, 1999), literary critical articles, translations of Japanese, American and English literature (Yukio Mishima, Kenji Maruyama, Yasushi Inoue, Koragessan Boyle, Malcolm Bradbury, Peter Ustinov, etc.

.). Since 1998, Grigory Chkhartishvili has been writing fiction under the pseudonym "Boris Akunin". The Japanese word "akunin" does not have an adequate translation into Russian. It can be roughly translated as "an evil person", "a robber", "a person who does not follow the laws." You can learn more about this word in one of the books by B.

Akunin (G.

Chkhartishvili) "The Diamond Chariot". Grigory Chkhartishvili publishes critical and documentary works under his real name. In addition to the novels and stories from the series "The Adventures of Erast Fandorin" that brought him fame, Akunin created the series "The Adventures of Sister Pelagia", "The Adventures of the Master", "Genres" and was the compiler of the series of the publishing house "Inostranka" of interesting works of contemporary Western fiction writers "The Cure for Boredom" ... [hr] Official site |  Fandorin`s site |  Akuninpedia |  Wikipedia |  Published Books |  LJ

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Real name: Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili Other aliases: Anatoly Brusnikin , Anna Borisova The writer was born on May 20, 1956 in Zestafoni, Georgia. Since 1958 he has been living in Moscow. Graduated from the History and Philology Department of the Institute of Asian and African Countries (Moscow State University), holds a diploma in Japanese studies He was engaged in literary translation from Japanese and English. Chkhartishvili`s translation has been published by Japanese authors Yukio Mishima, Kenji Maruyama, Yasushi Inoue, Masahiko Shimada, Kobo Abe, Shinichi Hoshi, Takeshi Kaiko, Shohei Ooka, etc. Worked as deputy editor-in-chief of the journal Foreign Literature (1999-2000), editor-in-chief 20 -volume "Anthology of Japanese Literature", chairman of the board of the megaproject "Pushkin Library" (Soros Foundation). Author of the book "The Writer and Suicide" (Moscow: New Literary Review, 1999), literary critical articles, translations of Japanese, American and English literature (Yukio Mishima, Kenji Maruyama, Yasushi Inoue, Koragessan Boyle, Malcolm Bradbury, Peter Ustinov, etc. .). Since 1998, Grigory Chkhartishvili has been writing fiction under the pseudonym "Boris Akunin". The Japanese word "akunin" does not have an adequate translation into Russian. It can be roughly translated as "an evil person", "a robber", "a person who does not follow the laws." You can learn more about this word in one of the books by B. Akunin (G. Chkhartishvili) "The Diamond Chariot". Grigory Chkhartishvili publishes critical and documentary works under his real name. In addition to the novels and stories from the series "The Adventures of Erast Fandorin" that brought him fame, Akunin created the series "The Adventures of Sister Pelagia", "The Adventures of the Master", "Genres" and was the compiler of the series of the publishing house "Inostranka" of interesting works of contemporary Western fiction writers "The Cure for Boredom" ... [hr] Official site |  Fandorin`s site |  Akuninpedia |  Wikipedia |  Published Books |  LJ