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This is the first book of a very popular Russian series which brought fame to its author Boris Akunin *real name Grigory Chkhartishvili Boris Akunin considers mystery genre to consist of several sub genres *name Grigory Chkhartishvili Boris Akunin considers mystery genre to consist of several sub genres own classification e wrote each book of the series in each sub genre conspiracy spy political Agatha Christie type etc In the first book we are presented with a conspiracy mysteryThe main ero of the series is Erast Fandorin a young man in 19th century Russian Empire the first book takes place in 1876 A talented student from a wealthy family shot imself in a broad daylight which seems to be the obvious case of a suicide resulting from trivial reasons but our The Adventurers hero is not satisfied with this conclusion He starts digging deeper and eventually stumbles upon a vast conspiracyThe book gives a depiction of Russian Empire at the turn of 19th century I found theistorical background to be excellent and Moscow feels really alive As a mystery novel is fails on several accounts A Mommy on Board Unspoken Confessions Bride Overboard the Suire's Daughter hero of a detective series can make it or break it Consider the most famous detectives Sherlock Holmes Hercule Poirot Nero Wolfe and others All of themave very interesting and bright personalities Erast Fandorin falls flat for meHe is not that smart to begin with and Commodity Conversations he usually solves the mystery right after the solution practically jumps intois face but I really need to cut Effective Academic Writing 3: The Essay him some slackere as this is Charmed Particles his first case So what doese Running with the Kenyans have going forim He is incredibly lucky uite often an assassin sent to dispatch Perdido Street Station him stumbles in the very last moment something falls onisher ead and so on His luck extends to gambling e never loses a game of cards or dice To me this looks like a cheap trick to make up for Duty his deficiency in grey cells areaConclusion 2 stars for mystery 4 stars foristorical background which makes up for 3 stars overall This review is a copypaste on my BookLikes one Boris Akunin is actually a pen name of Grigory Chkhartishvili bless you according to the About the Author section in the back Akunin is Japanese for villain a rather fitting pen surname for someone who is apparently legendary in Russia for is crime novels The Winter ueen is one of three mysteries featuring the detective Erast Fandorin I understand all three of them were made into big Russian blockbuster movies I think I might like
the better movie I m just sayin This particular story is being remade into an better movie I m just sayin This particular story is being remade into an film coming out next year Thank god for Wikipedia for those of us who live under rocksAkunin as the opportunity to create a really awesome detective a Russian James Bond if you will yet I found Fandorin to be rather a wiener He s a 20 year old detective still wet around the ears who uncovers a plot for world domination In Moscow 1876 The concept seems pretty awesome but my literary planets were clearly not aligned and I found myself mentally snoozing most of the way through this Which is sort of a Dreamland. Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep hard feat if it s meant to be a conspiracy novel I expect these sorts of books to grab me from the beginning shake me like a dog toy and not let go until the end when my proverbial neck is brokenI might check out the other two Fandorin novels I want to like this guy becausee s Russian but I m wondering if maybe I ave a problem with contemporary Russian authors ugh Victor Pelevin and may just need to stick to the classic Russian writers who ad to write to save their livesI wouldn t tell others to not read this book I think a lot of people probably like it Hell all of Russia can not be wrong They love this guy there so I figure the fault is on my own side So knock yourself out and I promise to someday no rush check out another book by The Princes Scandalous Wedding Vow him In the meantime someone needs to recommend a contemporary Russian author who isn t crap A to Z project book 6What a delightful mysteryadventure Set in 1876 in Russia and other parts of Europe it follows an energetic but naive young man whoas just begun a career as a minor functionary in the Moscow police Erast Fand. Moscow May 1876 What would cause a talented young student from a wealthy family to shoot Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart himself in front of a promenading public in the Alexander Gardens Decadence and boredom most likely is what the commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Moscow Police thinks but stille finds it curious enough to send the newest member of the division Erast Fandorin a young ma.
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that this one as it I will gladly meet Fandorin inthis one as it I will gladly meet Fandorin in next booksAnd finally The Power of the Internet in China humor As a rule I don t like funny books and movies because they rarely entertain me and often I found them annoying Iave a specific sense of Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation, 19th (University Casebook Series) humor but I generally like intelligentumor And this book as just that I can t say ow many times I really laughed when I read
this story It s ilarious For a long time I wasstory It s ilarious For a long time I was for something like this a lighter story full of good The New World Spanish/English, English/Spanish Dictionary (El New World Diccionario espaol/ingls, ingls/espaol) (Spanish and English Edition) humor I m glad that I finally came across such a bookThe only thing I would change is the ending And I do not mean the end of the criminal intrigue I am talking about the last scene in the book which surprised me with its sad and tragic character The whole book is so cheerful and funny that I didn t expect it at all I would prefer it to end up completely different I wonder if this topic will continue in the next booksI m so glad I finally read this book Certainly this is not my last meeting with Fandorin I don t know if the charm of this novel translates well into English but in its original Russian language this shortistorical mystery is deliciousThe Winter ueen or as it was originally titled Azazel is the first book in a series of detective stories whose main character is Erast Fandorin In this novel set in 1870s Russia Erast is a 20 year old wide eyed youth who accidentally comes to investigate a strange case of public suicide In spite of Do Better his naivete and innocence Erast provesimself an astute detective and manages to untangle a world wide conspiracyThe best thing about this novel is that while it manages to give a taste of Russian istory culture and mentality it never stops being a first class entertainment dynamic and fun I would recommend this book to anyone remotely interested in 19th century Russia but who is intimidated by Tolstoy and Dostoevsky This is a brilliant book The plot is clever and full of those no way moments that I love in mysteries I laughed out loud than once Fandorin is such a silly and unassuming ero and IELTS General Training Academic Study Guide his use of the male corset was absolutely divine I did see a few things coming but the writing was such fun to read that it didn t spoil the book for meI appreciate it as a work of Russian literature excellently translated of course the ending was incredibly Russian we can tave things be TOO Get IELTS Band 9.0 in Academic Writing Task 1 Data, Charts Graphs happy can we as well as the banter between characters about famous Russian novelists and poets even reciting some Russian poetry I liked getting a feel for Russia and Europe during the late 19th century andow different detective work stretching across nations must ve been before the telephone and internet This book was a pleasure on many different levels I d read Akun For the first Public Relations half of this book I was of the opinion that this was an ok crime thriller but one like a few others Iave read which felt a bit thin Some istorical crime thrillers feel to me a bit like once the well researched chosen cultural and chronological aspects are stripped away you re not left with much like once the well researched chosen cultural and chronological aspects are stripped away you re not left with much a simple story dressed up in unusual words This ad some strange names and social ranks and the story set up in a fairly likeable way the first Ugly Child Skylark Child Abuse True Stories Book 3 half was fairly enjoyableBut the secondalf especially the final twists was just silly The repetitive superhuman and seemingly psychic ualities of the central character just got unbelievable yet Hang Loose Without Booze his blundering stupidity to get into the scrapese then extracted Challenges and Findings in Measuring the Behavioral Determinants of Obesity in Children in Europe himself from in amazing manner this was ridiculous too There wasn t much wrong with the writing and much of the characterisation but the plot was just daft Meh I read the lastundred pages uickly rolling my eyes at the multiple sillinesses I discovered Boris Akunin last year and immediately fell into Rahasia Makrifat Nabi Khidir a.s. his prosaic style His novels are full ofumor and suspense and there are parts that made me laugh aloud These books are a fun riotous read that you don t want to put down until you ve completed each and every one of them. For instance Tail of the Dragon Collector's Edition: Complete Series, Books 1-10 have both victims left their fortunes to an orphanage run by the English Lady Astair And who is the beautiful AB whose signed photograph is found in the apparent suicide's apartment Relying onis keen intuition the eager sleuth plunges into an investigation that leads CUISINE BORDELAISE, LES GRANDS CLASSIQUES CHAHUTES him across Europe landingim at the deadly center of a terrorist conspiracy of worldwide proportio. ,
Orin is something new or perhaps something old made new again a character who succeeds not through is abilities although e is not without talents but because fate seems to be on Paha Mulus dan Indah his side Akunin catches the tone of Victorian adventure very well Plotwise this reminded me of one of Sherlock Holmes s escapades a small local crime that expands into a big and admittedly rather silly international conspiracyThere s a dark twist at the end thatas me anxious to continue in this series On to The Turkish Gambit The Publisher Says Moscow May 1876 What would cause a talented young student from a wealthy family to shoot imself in front of a promenading public in the Alexander Gardens Decadence and boredom most likely is what the commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Moscow Police thin Absolutely and totally fun novel reminiscent of those old cliffhanger series things I would recommend this book to readers who like what I would call literary mysteries rather than the fast food type of reads although I must say some of the ffrs fast food reads are pretty good so I m not slamming them I ave read undreds in my time Anyway this one demands a little of your patience time but you will be rewarded in the long run brief plot review wo spoilersSet in Moscow in the czarist Russia of 1876 the novel opens with a young man a student named Kokorin standing in front of a bench in a suare full of people The man takes out a revolver puts it up to is ead and informs a young girl sitting there with er governess that unless she kisses Gusto ko ng Pansit Ngayon hime s going to blow Tarot of Sexual Magic (English and Spanish Edition) his brains out She doesn t ande does Of course the police are called in and it turns out that on that same day there were other public suicide attempts all using the same method all over town The police are left baffled but one enterprising young man Erast Fandorin sees that there must be under the surface Erast is just a newbie in the police department but e is sharp What follows keeps Erast on the edge of danger and leads to a crime so vast it spills out of Russia s bordersI could say but I d wreck the story and I HATE when people do thatConsidering that this is the first in a series *the main character comes off very strong enough to where I found myself rooting for im *main character comes off very strong enough to where I found myself rooting for War Songs him entire way You might agree with some reviewers that it s a stretch to believe that a relative newbie to the police department would be the one to be put on this case and that a joe nobody would rise up so uickly buteyit s fiction No one says this must be believable And it s a fun story Oh wow I did not expect this book to be so good And so funny Earlier I eard a lot of good things about this series But now I ve found out what a good story it is myselfThis
Book Has Everything Ahas everything A and interesting plot a fantastic main character and lots of umor Let s start with the plot because ultimately this is the reason why you read a detective novel right I really like when the book starts with a strong blow when we find the corpse on the first few pages And I love when immediately afterwards without undue delay we start looking for a villain I prefer to get to know my L'Attaque des Titans T28 heroes through subseuent events in the book And this is what ve gotere On the first pages we see a strange suicide and a few pages later Fandorin begins to look for answers What could you want The story is complicated and interesting there are so many suspects All the time you don t know exactly what Mises en situation professionnelle AS: Aide-soignant happened and who is involved in it Friends turn out to be enemies nobody can be trusted A really great story I really wanted to know what wouldappen nextAnd in the middle of it all is Fandorin I am surprised Cucina Povera how muchis character evolves during this short book It doesn t Eduquer son chien pour les Nuls poche happen that often And I must say that I love allis faces From a shy young boy to a confident agent Fandorin is simply a very well written character He is intelligent clever and learns very uickly especially on L Idalma Overo Chi his mistakes Every good story deserves an intelligent mai. N of irresistible charm to the Alexander Gardens precinct for informationFandorin is not satisfied with the conclusion that this is an open and shut case nor with the preliminary detective work the precinctas done and for good reason The bizarre and tragic suicide is soon connected to a clear case of murder witnessed firsthand by Fandorin There are many unresolved uestions Why. ,