Akunin has sold the name of the hero of the book for 610 thousand rubles
Russian writer, the Creator of the books "the Turkish gambit", "the Death of Achilles", "the Diamond chariot" Grigory Chkhartishvili, famous under the pseudonym Boris Akunin, realized the name of the hero of fresh books.
"Lot" gone with the charity auction "Ready to share" for 610 thousand, told the writer on their own page on Facebook.
The buyer is not told what the name he chose for the hero of the novel. Akunin found that nervous about it and calls the buyer most likely to choose. "It's one thing if the character's name Emerald Yakhontov, and completely different, if Matilda Grushkina," explained the writer.
"The episodic character, but essential for the action, and I can't understand how his or her name. With the names of the heroes I always have a fantastic relationship. There was a time when I went to Donskoe cemetery and was chosen at random from the grave. But it's somehow depressing. Now here came the idea of a charity auction. First of all, people benefit. Also, certain karmic bonus for all involved. In 3, a lot of us still alive, and causes us not to grieve," said the writer.
Boris Akunin is a writer and public figure, the popularity of the writer brought a series of novels about the adventures of detective Erast Fandorin.