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All The World's A Stage

Erast Fandorin 11

By Boris Akunin

  • Hardback
  • £20.00

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.

'This is Akunin on characteristic form... the pages race by' Guardian

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?

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  • ISBN: 9781474604406
  • Publication date: 28 Sep 2017
  • Page count: 432
  • Imprint: W&N
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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