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The Mammoth Book of Classical Whodunnits

The Mammoth Book of Classical Whodunnits

In the golden days of Ancient Greece and Rome, amidst the splendid art and architecture, the philosophy and politics – there was always a full measure of intrigue, mystery and murder.

In this new collection twenty-two writers take up their pens to give an enthralling picture of classical crime. Favourite historical detectives such as Gordianus the Finder, Decius Metellus, and Sister Fidelma rub shoulders with eminent temporary sleuths such as Socrates and that honourable man Brutus, whilst other great names – Augustus, Archimedes, and even the spoilt and beautiful goddess of love, Aphrodite herself – also become enmeshed in terrible and ingenious crimes.

Contributors include:
Keith Heller
Edward D. Hoch
Phyllis Ann Karr
Theodore Mathieson
Amy Myers
Wallace Nichols
Anthony Price
Steven Saylor
Darrell Schweitzer
Brian Stableford
Keith Taylor
and many more
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 11th February 2014

Price: £5.49

ISBN-13: 9781472114921