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Pelagia and the white bulldog

B. Akunin

Pelagia and the white bulldog

by B. Akunin

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Death,
  • Nuns,
  • Pets,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBoris Akunin : translated by Andrew Bromfield
    SeriesSister Pelagia mystery -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3478 K78 .P4413 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p. ;
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24962314M
    ISBN 100297848623, 0297852507
    ISBN 109780297848622, 9780297852506
    OCLC/WorldCa70881328

    Click here to read reviewer Kellie Warner's take on Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog.. An unusual setting, unique characters and tons of humor blend together to create a refreshing whodunit in Boris Akunin’s Sister Pelagia and the White first in a series starring a lively, freckle-faced nun with a flair for crime solving, this novel’s long list of quirky suspects . Let me start by being shallow. What drew me to Pelagia and The White Bulldog was the cover. I liked the colours, and the firm lines, as well as the details. It suggested setting and period. I’ve been caught out before by inaccurate book covers, but in this case, my instinct was true.

      Read "Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog A Mystery" by Boris Akunin available from Rakuten Kobo. “Pelagia’s family likeness to Father Brown and Miss Marple is marked, and reading about her supplies a similarly decorou Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog. Written by Boris Akunin Review by Ilysa Magnus. Philologist, critic, essayist and translator from the Japanese Grigory Chkhartishvili adopts the pen name of Boris Akunin for this anticipated mystery trilogy, the Mortalis series, set in a remote province of Russia in the late 19th : Boris Akunin.

    Pelagia's bishop, who has discreetly and successfully employed her deductive skills before, calls on her when an uncommon white bulldog belonging to his aunt is poisoned. After the nun's arrival on the scene, the two remaining dogs in the breeding line turn up dead, leading Pelagia to suspect the killings are actually an indirect attempt to. When one of her prized white bulldogs is poisoned to death and another nearly so, Marya Afanasievna Tatishcheva, a general’s widow, summons her great-nephew, Reverend Mishenka Mitrofanii, to Drozdovka, her estate in Zavolzhsk. The bishop, unwilling to make the trip for such a minor disruption, sends clumsy, freckled Sister Pelagia instead.


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Pelagia's bishop, who has discreetly and successfully employed her deductive skills before, calls on her when an uncommon white bulldog belonging to his aunt is poisoned. After the nun's arrival on the scene, the two remaining dogs in the breeding line turn up dead, leading Pelagia to suspect the killings are actually an indirect attempt to /5(28).

Sister Pelagia, a young nun and new protagonist, is likable and, as a previous reviewer noted, similar somewhat to Christie's Miss Marple, I have mixed feelings about her - I much prefer Erast Fandorin.

However, the reason I give _The White Bulldog_ four stars is the tendency of Akunin to go off on tangents/5(13). Get this from a library. Pelagia & the white bulldog. [B Akunin] -- In a small Russian town, one of the prized white bulldogs has been poisoned.

Its owner has taken ill and is fearful her other dogs may suffer the same fate. Her potential beneficiaries of her will. SISTER PELAGIA AND THE WHITE BULLDOG is a superior whodunit that uses the backdrop to paint a vivid picture of a remote part of Tsarist Russia.

Readers will have to adapt to the names of the key characters, but will find it worth the time as the descriptions are terrific and the cast powerful especially the Sister and the Bishop, as irony and /5(5). Download Canine conspiracies, spurned lovers, murderous greed, jealousy, Pelagia and the white bulldog book, power and knitting: Pelagia and the White Bulldog marks the beginning of an addictively entertaining new crime series from the internationally bestselling author, Boris Akunin.

38 rows  Sister Pelagia and the white bulldog: a novel. New York: Random House Trade. Marisa Wikramanayake is a freelance writer and editor. In this post, she reviews the book 'Pelagia & The White Bulldog' by Boris Akunin, the first in a crime fiction series with a nun as a detective set in rural Russia in the 19th century.

Marisa's other writing can be found at and her photography. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Canine conspiracies, spurned lovers, murderous greed, jealousy, politics, power and knitting: Pelagia and the White Bulldog marks the beginning of an addictively entertaining new crime series from the internationally bestselling author, Boris Akunin.

Editions for Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition pu. He is the author of the Erast Fandorin novels, including The Winter Queen, The Turkish Gambit, Murder on the Leviathan, The Death of Achilles, and Special Assignments, and Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk, and Sister Pelagia and the Red Cockerel, in the Sister Pelagia series.

He lives in Moscow/5(8). strikingly original. SISTER PELAGIA AND THE WHITE BULLDOG marks the beginning of a new direction for Akunin and fittingly introduces Mortalis, a new imprint of literary mystery and suspense fiction for Random House.

We quickly learn from the unnamed, omnipresent narrator that Sister Pelagia is a sleuth in nun's habit, wishing to devote her life to. After learning that one of his great aunt's beloved and rare white bulldogs has been poisoned, the Orthodox bishop knows there is only one detective clever enough to investigate the murder: Sister Pelagia.

The bespectacled, freckled Pelagia is lively. About Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog “Pelagia’s family likeness to Father Brown and Miss Marple is marked, and reading about her supplies a similarly decorous pleasure.” –The Literary Review In a remote Russian province in the late nineteenth century, Bishop Mitrofanii must deal with a family crisis.

Download Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog and read Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog online books in format PDF. Get also books in EPUB and Mobi Format. Check out other translated books in French, Spanish languages. Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog features a nun with the power of deduction – Ms.

Marple in a wimple. Pelagia is short-sighted, clumsy and easily shocked. She gets involved in this remarkable saga via her bishop, whose aunt is all aflutter about her prize white bulldog being poisoned. Buy Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Akunin, Boris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog is immensely compelling, rich, and amusing -- more than a little seductive, slightly mad, and wildly entertaining.

-- Alan Furst Book Description. Canine conspiracies, spurned lovers, murderous greed, jealousy, politics, power and knitting: Pelagia and the White Bulldog marks the beginning of an addictively /5(22).

About Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk. Fans of Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, the first book in Akunin’s Pelagia trilogy, will be instantly mesmerized–and frightened–by this latest foray into Zavolzhsk’ s spiritual underworld.

In the middle of the night, a disheveled and badly frightened monk arrives at the doorstep of Bishop Mitrofanii of Zavolzhsk, crying: “Something’s. Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Boris Akunin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2K).

Fans of Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, the first book in Akunin’s Pelagia trilogy, will be instantly mesmerized–and frightened–by this latest foray into Zavolzhsk’ s spiritual underworld.

In the middle of the night, a disheveled and badly frightened monk arrives at the doorstep of Bishop Mitrofanii of Zavolzhsk, crying: “Something’s wrong at the Hermitage!”/5(7).Sister Pelagia is the second (after Erast Fandorin) book series by Boris Akunin to be published in bed as "Father Brown, Russian-style", it follows the adventures of the eponymous Russian Orthodox nun who has excellent deductive skills and is often employed by her superior Bishop Mitrofanii to solve series consist of three books.Sister Pelagia, a young nun and new protagonist, is likable and, as a previous reviewer noted, similar somewhat to Christie's Miss Marple, I have mixed feelings about her - I much prefer Erast Fandorin.

However, the reason I give _The White Bulldog_ four stars is the tendency of Akunin to go off on tangents/5(12).