Sister Pelagia and the black monk a novel by B. Akunin

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The monks of New Arafat believe the Black Monk that haunts their centuries-old island monastery is responsible for the death of one of their own. When the Black Monk claims more victims--including Bishop Mitrofanii"s envoys--Sister Pelagia goes undercover to see exactly what person, or what spirit, is at the bottom of it all.

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Book details

StatementBoris Akunin ; translated by Andrew Bromfield
ContributionsBromfield, Andrew
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3478.K78 P45513 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749648M
ISBN 100812975146
ISBN 109780812975147
LC Control Number2007045132
OCLC/WorldCa176952860

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Sister Pelagia is a Russian Orthodox nun, acting as a girls' school teacher in the provincial town of Zavolzhsk on the left bank of the Volga in Imperial Russia (a fictional town, which nevertheless takes its name from a real town in the modern Ivanovo Oblast, established ).

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Sister Pelagia and the black monk by B. Akunin,Random House Trade Paperbacks edition, in English. 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 frightened–by this latest foray into Zavolzhsk. Hearing the monk’s eerie message, Mitrofanii’s befuddled but sharp-witted ward Sister Pelagia begs to visit New Ararat and uncover the mystery.

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Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk by Boris Akunin (Paperback) In the middle of the night, a badly frightened monk arrives at the doorstep of Bishop Mitrofanii of Zavolzhsk.

Hearing the monk’s eerie message, Mitrofanii’s befuddled but sharp-witted ward Sister Pelagia begs to visit New Ararat and uncover the mystery. Finally, Sister Pelagia takes matters into her own hands, and adopting a number of ingenious disguises, she ventures across the Blue Lake in pursuit of the Black Monk.

But as she delves deeper into the layers of secrecy that cloak the island and its strange population, and as the body count continues to rise, Pelagia begins to realise that an.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: Chapters: Erast Fandorin, F.M. (novel), Murder on the Leviathan, Nicholas Fandorin, She Lover of Death, Sister Pelagia, Special Assignments, The Coronation (novel), The Death.

After the brilliant triumph of 's Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk, Akunin's third and final Sister Pelagia mystery disappoints, in part because the 19th-century nun has little opportunity to display her deductive skills. Pelagia's use of her intellectual gifts for crime-solving draws the censure of St.

Petersburg's Chief Procurator of the.After the brilliant triumph of 's Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk, Akunin's third and final Sister Pelagia mystery disappoints, in part because the 19th-century nun has little opportunity to.and it's all thanks to "Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog." I haven't read (yet) Akunin's four Detective Fandorin books available in English, but I will -- while I'm eagerly awaiting release of the next in the Sister Pelagia series, "Sister Pelagia and the Black Monk.".

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