The Turkish Gambit
Publish date: March 8th 2005
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Russian Literature
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Erast Fandorin Mysteries (#2)
The Turkish Gambit is the second novel in Russian author Boris Ankunin's series featuring military detective Erast Fandorin. Set in 1877 during the Russian war with the Ottoman Empire, Fandorin must discover the culprit responsible for sabotaging the Russian Army's battle plans even before they can ...
The Book Report: Erast Petrovich Fandorin, titular counsellor of the Tsar's Special Branch (secret police, ugh), finds himself in the thick of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. In a manner very like that of a skinny, stammering love-child of James Bond and Nero Wolfe, Fandorin arranges things so t...
Second title in Akunin's Erast Fandorin series. We find Fandorin again after the tragic ending of his first real case. He's become more detached, older despite his very young age. Less vain, less social. Which is the perfect backdrop for this tale of life, intrigue and heroism in the War between Rus...
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