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Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog

A Mystery by the internationally bestselling author of The Winter Queen (Mortalis)

by Boris Akunin

  • 67 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery And Suspense Fiction,
  • Russian Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • 1801-1917,
  • History,
  • Mystery fiction,
  • Russia

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndrew Bromfield (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021140M
    ISBN 100812975138
    ISBN 109780812975130

    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 . 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, /5(7).

    But as the Black Monk claims more victims--including Mitrofanii's envoys--Pelagia goes undercover to see exactly what person, or what spirit, is at the bottom of it all. Fans of Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, the first book in Akunin's Pelagia trilogy, will be instantly mesmerized--and. But there's an undercurrent of wry humor throughout that reminds you this is fiction after all. This is my least favorite in the Sister Pelagia series, though it has a zany appeal of its own. I recommend reading the earlier books first, starting with SISTER PELAGIA AND THE WHITE BULLDOG, followed by SISTER PELAGIA AND THE BLACK MONK/5(5).

    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.   Buy Pelagia and the White Bulldog: The First Sister Pelagia Mystery (Sister Pelagia Mystery 1) New Ed by Akunin, Boris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22).


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Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Boris Akunin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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(28). Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In a remote Russian province in the late nine /5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog at Read honest and This book reminded me of those days. The story is great, hilarious at times, and just a little scary in parts, with the challenge of keeping people's names straight.

This one concerns a nun named Sister Pelagia, who /5. 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).

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ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. 38 rows  Sister Pelagia and the white bulldog: a novel. New York: Random House Trade. Sister Pelagia, a nun in a province beyond the Volga, in 19th century Russia: Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog (Sister Pelagia Mysteries, #1), Pelagi Author: Boris Akunin.

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.

Download PDF Pelagia And The Red Rooster book full free. Pelagia And The Red Rooster available for download and read online in other formats. The Third Sister Pelagia Mystery. Just as the dust from the case of the White Bulldog begins to settle in the small Russian town of Zavolzhsk, its sleepy rural existence is shaken up once again by.

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. 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.

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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.

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.

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). 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!”. Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog Boris Akunin, Author, Andrew Bromfield, Translator, trans.

from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield. Random $ (p) ISBN Sister Pelagia: bespectacled, freckled, woefully clumsy and astonishingly resourceful is summoned by the Bishop of Zavolzhsk to investigate the bulldog's death.

But her investigation soon takes a far more sinister turn when two headless bodies are pulled out of the river on the edge of the estate. 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.

"Provincial Detective, or Sister Pelagia's Adventures" is a popular book trilogy (Pelagia and the White Bulldog, Pelagia and the Red Rooster, Pelagia and the Black Monk), in which a nun from the Zavolzhskaya gubernia clicks tangled things like nuts.

So to speak, without looking up from : Boris Akunin.Boris Akunin eBooks. Buy Boris Akunin eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device. Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog is a fun romp, a book in the clergy-detective genre, set in 19 th Century Russia and featuring the Orthodox nun, Pelagia, and her spiritual father, Bishop Mitrofanii.

The conceit of the books is that Pelagia solves the mysteries, but the public credits them to Bishop Mitrofanii and assumes his demurrals to be humility.