Death on an Autumn River

Death on an Autumn River by Ingrid J. Parker

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Parker is a detective writer born and raised in Germany. The author is known for a series of historical detective novels about the adventures of Akitada Sugawara, a young official of the Heian era, an ingenious investigator who solved crimes in 11th century Japan. I.

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Parker`s books are very popular in the USA, Europe and Asia. Sugawara Akitada comes from a noble but impoverished family. He begins his career as a minor official in the Ministry of Justice in Heian Ke, the 11th century capital of Japan. He is engaged in everyday affairs, as he can try to keep his family afloat, tries to preserve the family property, pays bills, pays for the work of his employees. However, Akitada also has a sharp mind and an inquisitive nature, this constantly leads the hero into the temptation to sort out mysterious events or unravel a murder. Often the hero himself is drawn into tragic circumstances, and he has to undergo difficult trials. Ingrid, prior to her retirement, was Assistant Professor of English and Foreign Languages ​​at Norfolk State University, Virginia. The creation of ancient Japanese detective stories was an accidental result of her professional research on Japanese literature of the 11th century. The author also began to write her books under the influence of detective stories about Judge Dee, written by orientalist and diplomat Robert van Gulik. Her first story about Sugawara Akitada, "Instruments of Murder", was published in Alfred Hitchcock`s Mystery Magazine in October 1997. The author wrote several novels about Sugawara Akitada at once, but the first publisher of the series (St.

Martin`s Press) decided to change the order of publication of the novels, not agreeing with the internal chronology of events. Parker moved to another publishing house - Penguin - in 2004, having previously received consent to publish the novels in chronological order, and not according to the date of the first publication of the book, namely: (1) The Dragon Scroll (in Russian - "Dragon Scroll") The hero is small civil servant, 25 years old. (2) Rashomon Gate (in Russian - "Rasemon - the gate of death") The hero was promoted to the position of "senior judicial officer", he is about 30 years old. (3) Black Arrow (4) Island of Exiles (5) The Hell Screen (in Russian - "Hell screen") The hero holds the temporary post of governor of the province of Echigo, he is 35 years old. He is married and has a 3-year-old son. (6) The Convict`s Sword

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4.jpg Ingrid J. Parker is a detective writer born and raised in Germany. The author is known for a series of historical detective novels about the adventures of Akitada Sugawara, a young official of the Heian era, an ingenious investigator who solved crimes in 11th century Japan. I. J. Parker`s books are very popular in the USA, Europe and Asia. Sugawara Akitada comes from a noble but impoverished family. He begins his career as a minor official in the Ministry of Justice in Heian Ke, the 11th century capital of Japan. He is engaged in everyday affairs, as he can try to keep his family afloat, tries to preserve the family property, pays bills, pays for the work of his employees. However, Akitada also has a sharp mind and an inquisitive nature, this constantly leads the hero into the temptation to sort out mysterious events or unravel a murder. Often the hero himself is drawn into tragic circumstances, and he has to undergo difficult trials. Ingrid, prior to her retirement, was Assistant Professor of English and Foreign Languages ​​at Norfolk State University, Virginia. The creation of ancient Japanese detective stories was an accidental result of her professional research on Japanese literature of the 11th century. The author also began to write her books under the influence of detective stories about Judge Dee, written by orientalist and diplomat Robert van Gulik. Her first story about Sugawara Akitada, "Instruments of Murder", was published in Alfred Hitchcock`s Mystery Magazine in October 1997. The author wrote several novels about Sugawara Akitada at once, but the first publisher of the series (St. Martin`s Press) decided to change the order of publication of the novels, not agreeing with the internal chronology of events. Parker moved to another publishing house - Penguin - in 2004, having previously received consent to publish the novels in chronological order, and not according to the date of the first publication of the book, namely: (1) The Dragon Scroll (in Russian - "Dragon Scroll") The hero is small civil servant, 25 years old. (2) Rashomon Gate (in Russian - "Rasemon - the gate of death") The hero was promoted to the position of "senior judicial officer", he is about 30 years old. (3) Black Arrow (4) Island of Exiles (5) The Hell Screen (in Russian - "Hell screen") The hero holds the temporary post of governor of the province of Echigo, he is 35 years old. He is married and has a 3-year-old son. (6) The Convict`s Sword