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Russian Author Akunin Announces British TV Show Based on His Books

Boris Akunin is one of Russia's most popular living authors

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This article originally appeared in The Moscow Times


Prominent Russian author Boris Akunin announced Tuesday that his beloved series depicting the adventures of a fictional 19th century detective would be turned into a British television show.

<figcaption>Boris Akunin | Photo: Denis Abramov, Vedomosti</figcaption>
Boris Akunin | Photo: Denis Abramov, Vedomosti

Several of the fifteen books in the series have already been been adapted for the big screen in Russia, including big-budget productions of The Turkish Gambit and The State Counsellor.

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