new year new you 17 win prizes book price comparison hold back the stars jonathan unleashed
Vouchers

Search our site
A Line Made by Walking by Sara Baume Read the opening extract of the brand new Sara Baume book before its publication on 23/02/2017

Boris Akunin Book and Novel

Boris Akunin - Author


Boris Akunin is the pseudonym of Grigory Chkhartishvillihas, who worked as a translator before writing fiction. He has been compared to Gogol, Tolstoy and Arthur Conan Doyle, and his Erast Fandorin books have sold over eight million copies in Russia alone. He lives in Moscow.

Photograph © Basso Cannarsa

If you like Boris Akunin you might also like to read books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rennie Airth and Andrea Camilleri.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Boris Akunin

Pelagia and the Black Monk by Boris Akunin
Pelagia and the Black Monk
Boris Akunin
The second in the story following Sister Pelagia finds her investigating the murders of several monks on a monastery island. Pelagia is such a likeable character and Akuninâs historical knowledge gives brilliant depth to the book. Great characters are littered...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2007
Lovereading Price: £10.39
Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Boris Akunin
Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Boris Akunin
Intriguing, complex and a perfect antidote to the fast paced American crime novel. Sister Pelagia is a young Russian Miss Marple with more than a hint of Sherlock Holmes. Not a book to read commuting (unless you have a long...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 18/04/2007
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Boris Akunin
Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Boris Akunin
Intriguing, complex and a perfect antidote to the fast paced American crime novel. Sister Pelagia is a young Russian Miss Marple with more than a hint of Sherlock Holmes. Not a book to read commuting (unless you have a long...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2006
Lovereading Price: £10.39
The Murder on the Leviathan by Boris Akunin
The Murder on the Leviathan
Boris Akunin
Top-notch crime and historical fiction in one package. This is the second in the Erast Fandorin series and it’s simply enormous fun to read.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/10/2004
Lovereading Price: £7.19

Loading other books by Boris Akunin...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.boris-akunin.com/about....

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Boris Akunin and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


It is a website dedicated to those who adore reading It really is a one stop shop for book lovers. Love it!

Edel Waugh

As for why I'd recommend Lovereading, it's simple - it's a great place to get information and reviews about new books!

Margaret Freeman

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

Insightful reader reviews and unbiased recommendations. I don't know how I chose books before Lovereading! An essential for all book lovers.

Sarah Harper

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

Lovereading takes the guesswork out of finding your next read with "if you like you'll love" and extracts to help with your decision.

Sarah Bruch

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.

Helen Jones

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools