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  • Electronic version of Cemetery Stories by Boris Akunin and Grigory Chkhartishvili

    Overview   Process  

    Task: to illustrate a book and publish it in electronic format.

    Cemetery Stories is a collection of essays about six famous cemeteries and detective stories that take place on them. The main feature of the book is that the essays are written by Grigory Chkhartishvili, and the detective stories come from Boris Akunin’s pen.

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    E-book’s cover


    To illustrate the book, the studio together with the author launched a contest: readers were asked to send in their own photos of cemeteries, the best of which would be included in the e-book. Eventually, more than two hundred pictures made it into the book.

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    About Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris
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    About Green-Wood cemetery in New York
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    Abstract from “One—Lips, Two—Teeth” short story
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    Appendix. Photos of other old cemeteries

    Release date: November 17 2011

    Cast:

    art director
    Artemy Lebedev
    designer
    Iskander Mukhamadeev
    technical designer
    Jenia Filatova
    illustrators
    Masha Menshikova
    Yana Moskalyuk
    typesetter
    Dorin Dyakonu
    editor
    Katerina Andreeva
    project manager
    Svetlana Kalinnikova
    The studio and author would like to thank everyone who participated in the contest


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