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Arjouni, Jakob

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Works: 145 works in 545 publications in 10 languages and 5,148 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PT2661.R45, 833.914
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Publications about Jakob Arjouni
Publications by Jakob Arjouni
Publications by Jakob Arjouni, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Jakob Arjouni
Happy birthday, Turk! by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
When a Turkish laborer is stabbed to death in Frankfurt's red light district, the local polcie see no need to work overtime. But when the laborer's wife comes to him for help, wise-cracking detective Kemal Kayankaya, a Turkish immigrant himself, smells a rat. The dead man wasn't the kind of guy who spent time with prostitutes. What gives? The deeper he digs, the more Kayankaya finds that the vitim was a good guy, a poor immigrant just trying to look out for his family. So who wanted him dead, and why? On the way to find out, Kayankaya has run-ins with prostitutes and drug addicts, gets beaten up by anonymous thugs, survives a gas attack, and suffers several close encounters with a Fiat
Kismet by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
It all began with a favor. Kayankaya and Slibulsky were only trying to protect their friend Romario from his protectors, men who were demanding hard cash for the service. It ended with two bodies on the floor of Romario's restaurant, their faces covered in ghostly white makeup. Kayankaya is determined to track down their identities, when he realizes that he himself is being pursued by a faceless and utterly ruthless criminal gang. A new element has broken into the established order of Frankfurt gangland: battle-hardened Croatian nationalists. And when Kayankaya rescues Bosnian teenager Leila from a refugee hostel, the stakes get even higher
Magic Hoffmann : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Fred, Nickel and Annette share a dream, to escape to Canada, away from the crushing boredom of provincial Germany. Canada - where you can live free, rent a house on the lake, go fishing, become a famous photographer ... but such dreams cost money ... and money comes from ... banks. But the great bank robbery goes horribly wrong, Fred is arrested but as in all good movies he doesn't grass up his friends. Four years later, Fred is out and heads for Berlin, a city in flux after the dismantling of the Wall. He is pursuing his money, his friends and still, his Canadian dream. But for Annette and Ni
Chez Max : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The setting is the year 2064. Securely fenced off from the rest of the world, life in Euroasia and North America is constantly improving, except for the occasional suicide bombing and border dispute. On the other side of the wall however, people live in poverty and misery and countries are exploited and wracked by regression, dictatorship, and religious fanaticism. Max Schwartzwald is the owner of Chez Max, a smart Parisian restaurant but also an Ashcroft agent, a member of a secret government organisation whose mission is to promptly identify and weed out anything that may threaten the p
Happy birthday, Türke! : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
One death to die : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
In Frankfurt, Turkish-German PI Kemal Kayankay searches for a missing Thai woman. Her boyfriend thinks she was taken by people specializing in abducting illegal aliens. Part detective story, part look at the lot of Turks in Germany. By the author of Happy Birthday, Turk!
Kismet : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Egentlig ville Kayankaya og Slibulsky bare hjælpe gæstgiveren Romario af med 2 pengeafpressere, men det udvikler sig snart fra en vennetjeneste til blodig bandekrig
Ein Freund : Geschichten by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in German and held by 188 libraries worldwide
So ironisch wie ernst, so traurig wie heiter, so lustig wie trocken erzählt Arjouni davon, wie im Leben vieles möglich scheint und wie wenig davon klappt
More beer : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A Kemal Kayankaya Mystery Four members of a radical ecological group are accused of the murder of the director of a chemical plant near Frankfurt. While admitting to material damage of the plant they deny any involvement with the murder. According to witnesses, five people participated in the sabotage but where is the fifth man? The defendant's lawyer hires Kemal Kayankaya to find him. Born in Turkey but raised in Germany, Kayankaya encounters many obstacles in his search to unravel the complex riddle at the heart of this mystery, not only because he is a Turk but also because his acidi
Brother Kemal : a Kayankaya thriller by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Valerie de Chavannes, a financier's daughter, summons Kayankaya to her villa in Frankfurt's diplomat's quarter and commissions him to find her missing sixteen-year-old daughter. She is alleged to be with an older man who is posing as an artist. To Kayankaya, it seems like a simple case: an upper class girl with a taste for adventure. Then another seemingly posh job turns up: a major publisher needs to protect a writer who has offended Islamist groups during the Frankfurt Book Fair. The two cases seem to be straightforward, but it goes all-wrong for Kayankaya, as it almost always does. Luckily, that's when he's at his best
Idioten : fünf Märchen by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in German and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Ein Mann, ein Mord : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Een Duits-Turkse privé-detective is op zoek naar de verblijfplaats van een Thais meisje, dat waarschijnlijk in de prostitutie terecht is gekomen
Hausaufgaben : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Een man kijkt naar de puinhopen van zijn privéleven en zijn aandeel hierin; vooral rijst de vraag naar zijn schuld tegenover de joden in de Tweede Wereldoorlog
One man, one murder by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Love is never easy--especially when your girlfriend is an illegal Thai prostitute who has been kidnapped (again) by a gang of sex traffickers. Fortunately for the hapless fiancé, wisecracking gumshoe Kemal Kayankaya is on the case. The son of a Turkish garbage collector, he knows a thing or two about living in the ethnic fringes of the ugliest German city of them all: Frankfurt
Der heilige Eddy : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Der heilige Eddy handelt vom mysteriösen Verschwinden eines Berliner Grossstadtunternehmers und High-Society-Stars, von Klatschjournalisten, einer Stadt ausser Rand und Band, einem Volkshelden wider Willen
Mehr Bier : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 120 libraries worldwide
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Cherryman jagt Mister White by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Achtzehn Jahre, Ostdeutscher, arbeitslos, Nazimitläufer - der Stoff, aus dem ein deutscher Held ist? Wie viel Gewalt erlaubt die Notwehr? Und wie schmutzig darf man sich die Hände machen beim Griff nach dem Glück?
Kismet a Kayankaya thriller by Jakob Arjouni( file )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in German and English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
When his friend Romario asks for his help in dealing with thugs demanding protection money for his restaurant business, private detective Kemal Kayankaya finds himself up against Croatian nationalists bent on taking over the rackets in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Edelmanns Tochter : Theaterstück by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 76 libraries worldwide
One man, one murder by Jakob Arjouni( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Love is never easy--especially when your girlfriend is an illegal Thai prostitute who has been kidnapped (again) by a gang of sex traffickers. Fortunately for the hapless fiancé, wisecracking gumshoe Kemal Kayankaya is on the case. The son of a Turkish garbage collector, he knows a thing or two about living in the ethnic fringes of the ugliest German city of them all: Frankfurt
 
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Alternative Names
Arjouni, Jacob
Arjouni, Jacob 1964-
Arjouni, Jacob 1964-2013
Aruyūni, Yākopu 1964-
Aruyūni, Yākopu 1964-2013
Arzuni, Giakomp 1964-
Arzuni, Giakomp 1964-2013
Aržuni, Jakob 1964-
Aržuni, Jakob 1964-2013
Aržuni, Jakobs 1964-
Bothe, Jakob
Bothe, Jakob 1964-2013
Michelsen, Jakob.
Michelsen, Jakob 1964-2013
아르주니, 야콥 1964-2013
アルユーニ, ヤーコプ
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