She lover of death : the further adventures of Erast Fandorin

by Boris Akunin

Other authorsAndrew Bromfield (Translator)
Paperback, 2010

Status

Available

Publication

London : Phoenix, 2010.

Description

Still a persona non grata in Moscow, ostracised by the authorities and shamed by the very qualified success of his last mission, Fandorin is back in his most underground enquiry to date.

User reviews

LibraryThing member nicky_too
I bought this book on the ferry from the UK to the Netherlands, bit of a spontaneous thing. No regrets whatsoever.
It's a strange story, but I enjoyed it. The characters are interesting. Also, the switching between someone's diary, the newspapers and someone's letters keeps things interesting. You see the whole thing from various angles and it keeps you on your toes.… (more)
LibraryThing member darushawehm
This was the first Erast Fandorin novel I've read, and maybe it would have helped to read them in order. As it was, I wonder if the translation was off a little, as the word choices were often pretty strange. I could tell that the author was going for a 1900 feel to the language, but I don't think it came across well in translation. As for the plot - it was pretty thin.

Between the strange stylization and less than engaging story, I'll not be likely to try the other Akunin books.

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Language

Original language

Russian
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