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All The World's A Stage

Erast Fandorin 11

By Boris Akunin
Read by Jonathan Coote

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Erast Fandorin - 'a popular hero to equal Sherlock Holmes and James Bond [THE TIMES]' - returns in the penultimate instalment of the hugely popular historical mystery series, which began with the 100,000-copy-selling THE WINTER QUEEN.

Eliza Altairsky-Lointaine is the toast of Moscow society, a beautiful actress in an infamous theatre troupe.

Her love life is as colourful as the parts she plays. She is the estranged wife of a descendant of Genghis Khan. And her ex-husband has threatened to kill anyone who courts her.

He appears to be making good on his promise.

Fandorin is contacted by concerned friend - the widowed wife of Chekhov - who asks him to investigate an alarming incident involving Eliza. But when he watches Eliza on stage for the first time, he falls desperately in love . . . Can he solve the case - and win over Eliza - without attracting the attentions of the murderer he is trying to find?

Read by Jonathan Coote
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Biographical Notes

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 eighteen million copies in Russia alone. He lives in London.

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  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
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As always, Akunin manages to pull off a witty pastiche that is as involving and engaging as any straight crime novel. — S Magazine, Sunday Express
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