The Death of Achilles

By: Akunin, Boris

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Signed by author. First edition. First printing. Full number line and/or stated 1st edition. Hard cover with DJ. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear to boards and DJ. Clean, tight binding. Thank you for supporting Last Word Books and independent booksellers.International intrigue, professional rivalry, the criminal underworld of nineteenth-century Moscow, and an irresistible femme fatale: if Erast Fandorin was hoping for a quiet homecoming, he is about to be disappointed. Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow after an absence of six years, only to find himself instantly embroiled in court politics and scandal. His old friend General Sobolev - the famous 'Russian Achilles' - has been found dead in a hotel room, and Fandorin suspects foul play. Using his now-famous powers of detection - powers that belie his twenty-six years - Fandorin embarks on an investigation, during which the political and the personal may become dangerously blurred. With the assistance of some formidable martial arts skills, acquired whilst Fandorin was in Japan, our eccentric and ingenious hero must endeavour to discover not so much whodunit, as why ...

Title: The Death of Achilles

Author Name: Akunin, Boris

Categories: Mystery,

Edition: First British Edition

Publisher: Orion Pub Co: 2005-08-01

ISBN Number: 0297645536

ISBN Number 13: 9780297645535

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 201009010