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The Diamond Chariot

Erast Fandorin 10

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The Diamond Chariot by Boris Akunin
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The first of the interlinked plotlines is set in Russia during the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. Fandorin is charged with protecting the Trans-Siberian Railway from Japanese sabotage in a pacy adventure filled with double agents and ticking bombs. Then we travel back to the Japan of the late 1870s. This is the story of Fandorin's arrival and life in Yokohama, his first meeting with Masa and the martial arts education that came in so handy later. He investigates the death of a Russian ship-captain, fights for a woman, exposes double-agents in the Japanese police, fights against, and then with the ninjas, and becomes embroiled in a shocking finale that interweaves the two stories and ties up the series as a whole.

Author Biography

Boris Akunin is the pseudonym of Grigory Chkhartishvili. He has been compared to Gogol, Tolstoy and Arthur Conan Doyle, and his Erast Fandorin books have sold over 18 million copies in Russia alone. He lives in Moscow.
Release date NZ
September 27th, 2012
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages
512
Dimensions
132x198x32
ISBN-13
9780753828199
Product ID
10386222

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