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Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog In Boris Akunin's Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, a Russian bishop sends a bumbling nun to investigate the poisoning of his great...Sister Pelagia and the White BulldogFiction, Mystery and Thriller In Boris Akunin's Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, a Russian bishop sends a bumbling nun to investigate the poisoning of his great...2007-01-26Random House
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Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Boris Akunin; Publisher: Random House

In Boris Akunin’s Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog, a Russian bishop sends a bumbling nun to investigate the poisoning of his great-aunt Marya’s beloved — and rare — white bulldog.

Body Count
Three, if you count the dog.

Grisliest Demise
A father and son are beheaded and dumped in the river.

Lowdown
Details of provincial Russian life add to this character-driven mystery, which extends far beyond the murder of a fat, cosseted pet. A-

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