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Pelagia and the White Bulldog

Pelagia and the White Bulldog

(2006)
(The first book in the Sister Pelagia series)
A novel by

 
In the dying days of the Nineteenth Century, the small Russian town of Zavolzhsk is shaken out of its sleepy rural existence by the arrival from St Petersburg of a Synodical Inspector with a hidden agenda and a dangerously persuasive manner. Meanwhile, in the nearby country estate of Drozdovka, one of the prized white Bulldogs - prized because of its one brown ear, and its propensity to drool - belonging to the cantankerous lady of the house has been poisoned. The old widow has taken to her bed, sick with fear that her two remaining dogs may face a similar fate, and the many potential beneficiaries of her will wait fretfully to see whether or not she will recover. 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.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-7531-7686-6 / 978-0-7531-7686-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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May 2006 : UK Hardback
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog: The First Sister Pelagia Mystery
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-297-84862-3 / 978-0-297-84862-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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Paperback Editions

December 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-7531-7687-4 / 978-0-7531-7687-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Publishing
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April 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog: The First Sister Pelagia Mystery
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-7538-2157-5 / 978-0-7538-2157-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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January 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-8129-7513-8 / 978-0-8129-7513-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog: The First Sister Pelagia Mystery
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-297-85250-7 / 978-0-297-85250-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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Audio Editions

September 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   

September 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2006 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-7531-3629-5 / 978-0-7531-3629-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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September 2006 : UK Audio CD
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog
Author(s): Boris Akunin
ISBN: 0-7531-2587-0 / 978-0-7531-2587-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Pelagia and the White Bulldog: The First Sister Pelagia Mystery
Author(s): Boris Akunin
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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January 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog: A Mystery
Author(s): Boris Akunin
Publisher: Random House
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