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Arjouni, Jakob

Overview
Works: 89 works in 577 publications in 21 languages and 5,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery films  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PT2661.R45, 833.914
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Publications by Jakob Arjouni
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Most widely held works by Jakob Arjouni
Happy birthday, Turk! by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
90 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 717 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 )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 629 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
One death to die : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
60 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 568 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!
And still drink more! : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
50 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Wisecracking PI Kemal Kayankaya cares more about sausage and beer than politics, but when he's hired to defend four eco-terrorists charged with murdering a chemical plant owner he finds himself stuck in the middle of Germany's culture wars. It doesn't take long for Kayankaya to realize that the whole situation stinks and that both the Left and the Right have blood on their hands. And is the fiery journalist Carla Reedermann dogging his steps because she smells a story, or is she after something more?
Magic Hoffmann : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
47 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
Brother Kemal : a Kayankaya thriller by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Valerie de Chavannes, a financier's daughter, summons private investigator Kemal Kayankaya to her villa in Frankfurt's diplomatic quarter and commissions him to find her missing sixteen-year-old daughter Marieke. 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 thirst for adventure. Then another case turns up: The Maier Publishing House believes it needs to protect author Malik Rashid from attacks by religious fanatics at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Rashid has written a novel about, amongst other things
Chez Max : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Provoked by the events of 9/11 and the US reaction, Jakob Arjouni has written a clever and satiric novel focusing on a state intelligence officer and the workings of mass hysteria
Hausaufgaben : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Joachim Linde est professeur d'allemand en classe de terminale. Alors qu'il rentre chez lui après son cours, impatient de partir en week-end, la mère d'une de ses élèves l'appelle pour critiquer son cours et le menacer suite aux révélations du petit ami de sa fille qui sous-entend qu'il aurait eu une attitude malsaine vis-à-vis de sa fille Martina
Ein Freund : Geschichten by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in German and held by 179 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
Der heilige Eddy : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 148 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
Cherryman jagt Mister White by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 106 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 )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in German and English and held by 81 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 77 libraries worldwide
Idiots : five fairy tales and other stories by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Bundel met vijf sprookjes over mensen die zichzelf misverstaan en zo de idiote kant van zelfinbeelding laten zien
One man, one murder by Jakob Arjouni( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 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
More beer a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Wisecracking PI Kemal Kayankaya cares more about sausage and beer than politics, but when he's hired to defend four eco-terrorists charged with murdering a chemical plant owner he finds himself stuck in the middle of Germany's culture wars. It doesn't take long for Kayankaya to realize that the whole situation stinks and that both the Left and the Right have blood on their hands
Kemal Kayankaya by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Vier romans rond de Duitse privédetective van Turkse oorsprong Kemal Kayankaya
Happy birthday Türke ( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in German and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Private detective Kemal Kayankaya, who knows no Turkish, takes on the case of a Turkish immigrant whose husband is missing and whose father's death is suspicious. Setting is Frankurt am Main, Germany
Happy birthday, Türke! Ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in German and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Ahmed Hamul, a Turkish immigrant worker in Germany, lies stabbed to death in a Frankfurt brothel. The police are curiously disinterested, so private detective Kemal Kayankaya, a German with Turkish parents, decides to investigate. He ends up knee deep in heroin, blackmail and racism
Un ami : nouvelles by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Six nouvelles désabusées, ironiques, sans pitié et ancrées dans la réalité sociale et politique de l'Allemagne de la fin du XXe siècle
 
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Alternative Names
Arjouni J. 1964-
Arjouni, Jacob
Arjouni, Jacob 1964-2013
Aruyūni, Yākopu 1964-2013
Arzuni, Giakomp 1964-2013
Aržuni, Jakob 1964-2013
Aržuni, Jakobs 1964-
Bothe, Jakob
Bothe, Jakob 1964-2013
Iacobus Arjouni
Jakob Arjouni Duits schrijver
Jakob Arjouni écrivain allemand
Jakob Arjouni escritor alemán
Jakob Arjouni German author, born 1964
Jakob Arjouni niemiecki pisarz
Jakob Arjouni tysk författare
Jakob Arjouni tysk skribent
Michelsen, Jakob.
Michelsen, Jakob 1964-2013
Арджуни Я. 1964-
Боте Я. 1964-
یاکوب آریونی نویسنده آلمانی، زاده ۱۹۶۴
아르주니, 야콥 1964-
아르주니, 야콥 1964-2013
アルユーニ, ヤーコプ
ヤーコプ・アルユーニ
Languages
German (233)
English (93)
French (28)
Italian (18)
Spanish (18)
Dutch (9)
Turkish (7)
Polish (6)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (5)
Hungarian (5)
Japanese (4)
Czech (4)
Portuguese (3)
Russian (3)
Finnish (2)
Danish (2)
Bulgarian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Swedish (1)
Latvian (1)
Catalan (1)
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