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Arjouni, Jakob

Overview
Works: 96 works in 542 publications in 21 languages and 4,876 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PT2661.R45, 833.914
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Publications by Jakob Arjouni
Publications by Jakob Arjouni, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Jakob Arjouni
Kismet by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 392 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
And still drink more! : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
52 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 12 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 357 libraries worldwide
Three friends share a dream, to escape to Canada, away from the crushing boredom of provincial Germany. In Canada they can live free, rent a house on the lake, go fishing, but such dreams cost money, and so they decide to plan a great bank robbery
One death to die : a Kayankaya mystery by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 286 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!
Happy birthday, Turk! by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
44 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 284 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
Chez Max : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 232 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
Kismet : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Een Duitse privé-detective van Turkse afkomst krijgt te maken met de georganiseerde misdaad in Frankfurt
Hausaufgaben : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 208 libraries worldwide
German teacher Joachim Linde is well aware that something is amiss in his life and his family, in light of which his recent troubles with his students seem almost secondary
Idioten : fünf Märchen by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in German and Dutch and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Bundel met vijf sprookjes over mensen die zichzelf misverstaan en zo de idiote kant van zelfinbeelding laten zien
Ein Mann, ein Mord : ein Kayankaya-Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in German and Dutch and held by 181 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
Ein Freund : Geschichten by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in German and held by 180 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
Brother Kemal : a Kayankaya thriller by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 170 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
Der heilige Eddy : Roman by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 149 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 )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 109 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 )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 80 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 )
7 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 78 libraries worldwide
One man, one murder by Jakob Arjouni( file )
3 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 )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Wisecracking PI Kemal Kayankaya cares more about sausage and beer than politics, but when he is hired to defend four eco-terrorists charged with murdering the owner of a chemical plant, 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? A hardboiled noir in the Chandler tradition that also provides a wry critique of contemporary racial and environmental politics, More Beer shows why Jakob Arjouni's series of Kayankaya novels has become a bestselling international sensation
Idiots : five fairy tales and other stories by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Idiots -- Defeated -- Self-defense -- In the valley of death -- Happy ending -- A friend -- The inner man -- The Rudolf family does good works -- At peace
Kemal Kayankaya by Jakob Arjouni( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Vier romans rond de Duitse privédetective van Turkse oorsprong Kemal Kayankaya
 
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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 (171)
English (79)
French (23)
Italian (16)
Spanish (13)
Dutch (10)
Turkish (8)
Polish (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (5)
Hungarian (5)
Japanese (4)
Czech (4)
Portuguese (3)
Russian (3)
Slovenian (3)
Swedish (2)
Bulgarian (2)
Danish (1)
Persian (1)
Latvian (1)
Catalan (1)
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