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Boris Akunin in 2013
20 May 1956
Zestaponi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
|Pen name||Anatoly Brusnikin, Anna Borisova, Akunin-Chkhartishvili|
|Occupation||Writer, journalist, translator|
|Alma mater||Institute of Asian and African Countries at Moscow State University|
|Genre||detective and historical fiction|
|Notable works||Erast Fandorin series|
Boris Akunin (Russian: Борис Акунин) is the pen name of Grigori Chkhartishvili (Russian: Григорий Шалвович Чхартишвили; Georgian: გრიგორი ჩხარტიშვილი) (born 20 May 1956), a Russian writer. He is best known as writer of detective and historical fiction. He is also an essayist and literary translator. Grigory Chkhartishvili has also written under pen names Anatoly Brusnikin, Anna Borisova, and Akunin-Chkhartishvili.
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