The state counsellor : a Fandorin mystery / Boris Akunin ; translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.

By: Akunin, B. (Boris) [author.]
Contributor(s): Bromfield, Andrew [translator.]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Russian Series: Akunin, B. Fandorin mystery: bk 6.Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, [2017]Copyright date: �2008Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover editionDescription: 300 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802126542; 0802126545Uniform titles: Statski�i sovetnik. English. 2017 Subject(s): Fandorin, Erast (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Criminal investigation -- Russia (Federation) -- Fiction | Russia -- History -- 1801-1917 -- FictionGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: State counsellorDDC classification: 891.73/5 LOC classification: PG3478.K78 | S713 2017Summary: Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as State Counsellor Erast Fandorin. He then thrusts a dagger inscribed with the initials CG into the governor-general's heart and, tearing off his mustache, escapes out the carriage window. The head of the Department of Security soon shows up at the real Fandorin's door and arrests him for murder. The only way to save his reputation is to find CG--and the government mole who is feeding the group information. Can Fandorin survive corruption among his fellow officials, the fearlessness of an unknown enemy, and the advances of a sultry young nihilist with his morals intact?
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Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as State Counsellor Erast Fandorin. He then thrusts a dagger inscribed with the initials CG into the governor-general's heart and, tearing off his mustache, escapes out the carriage window. The head of the Department of Security soon shows up at the real Fandorin's door and arrests him for murder. The only way to save his reputation is to find CG--and the government mole who is feeding the group information. Can Fandorin survive corruption among his fellow officials, the fearlessness of an unknown enemy, and the advances of a sultry young nihilist with his morals intact?

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