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New PDF release: Harlequin's Costume (Putilin Trilogy)

By Leonid Yuzefovich

The 12 months is 1871. Prince von Ahrensburg, Austria's army connecté to St. Petersburg, has been killed in his personal mattress. The homicide threatens diplomatic effects for Russia so dire that they can modify the process heritage. prime the research into the high-ranking diplomat's dying is leader Inspector Ivan Putilin, however the Tsar has also known as within the infamous 3rd division - the much-feared mystery police - at the suspicion that the homicide is politically inspired. because the clues acquire, the record of suspects grows longer; there are even rumors of a werewolf at huge within the capital. Suspicion falls at the diplomat's lover and her cuckolded husband, in addition to Russian, Polish and Italian revolutionaries, let alone Turkish spies. actual to his maxim that "coincidence and fervour are the true conspirators," Putilin seeks solutions contained in the diplomatic circus to boot, which leads him to struggles with criminals and with the key police itself. while the secret is solved, the one one that observed it coming was once Putilin.

Harlequins dress is the 1st quantity in a chain whose major personality relies at the real-life Ivan Putilin, the Tsars leader of Police in St. Petersburg from 1866 to 1892. the whole trilogy, leader Inspector Putilin, seemed as a mini-series on Russian tv in 2007. Brilliantly translated through Marian Schwartz, Harlequins gown is now for the 1st time being released in English.

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