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Aristotle Detective (Aristotle #1) Athens 332 BC A City Uneasy Under The Sway Of The Macedonian Alexander The Great, Now Fighting He King Of Persia For Control Of The East In This Time Of Fresh Ambition And Furtive Discontent, An Eminent Citizen Is Brutally Murdered.Young Philemon, An Exile Formerly Guilty Of Manslaughter Is Accused Of The Bizarre Homicide IN His Absence His Cousin And Nearest Male Relative, 23 Year Old Stephanos, Must Conduct Philemon S Defence And Attempt To Clear His Family S Name Of This Bloody Murder.Stephanos Seeks Help From Aristotle, His Former Teacherand Aristotle Turns Detective.Why Did No One Think Of This Before THE TIMESWit In A First Novel Is Rare Enough, And When Allied To The Skilful Unravelling Of A Murder Story Set In Ancient Athens It Makes Us Doubly Grateful For Aristotle Detective DAILY TELEGRAPHEminently Enjoyable COLIN DEXTER Stephanos is a na ve young Athenian in a tight position His father has recently died his only surviving male relative, Philemon has fled into exile after killing a man in a fight his property is encumbered by a debt he can t repay he has a house full of women to support and little to manage it with When cousin Philemon is accused of a murder that Stephanos has stumbled upon by accident one morning, Stephanos must dodge the charge of collusion while assuming the role of defender, lining hims Stephanos is a Un giallo che si svolge nell antica Grecia, con Aristotele come deus ex machina L ambientazione quindi originale ed accuratissima dal punto di vista storico e filosofico, si nota che l autrice molto preparata sull argomento I personaggi sperimentano passioni e sentimenti moderni , ma filtrati dalle credenze e dalla cultura del tempo, risultando vividi e coerenti La prosa pur adattandosi perfettamente ad uno stile classico con tanto di invocazioni saltuarie alle muse scorrevole e chia Un giallo che si svolge nell antica Grecia, con Aristotele come deus ex machina L ambientazione quindi originale ed accuratissima dal punto di vista storico e filosofico, si nota che l autrice molto preparata sull argomento I personaggi sperimentano passioni e sentimenti moderni , ma filtrati dalle credenze e dalla cultura del tempo, risultando vividi e coerenti L I ve stumbled upon this book by chance, as when making an online purchase I was offered the second volume of this series As I do not like to read series starting by the middle, namely in this genre as, though not always the older cases are needed to understand the background of characters, there are some mentions from time to time that help to understandof the stories It happened to me once, while reading Steven Saylor s A Murder on the Apian Way, and since then I always try to read a se I ve stumbled upon this book by chance, as when making an online purchase I was offered the second volume of this series As I do not like to read series starting by the middle, namely in this genre as, though not always the older cases are needed to understand the background of characters, there are some mentions from time to time that help to understandof the stories It happened to me once, while reading Steven Saylor s A Murder on the Apian Way, and since then I always try to read a series in its straight order However, althou For the first half of this book, Aristotle is a detective in the same way as Nero Wolfe detecting from his armchair Later he goes out to seek some answers himself Stephanos, his former student, is the ac A particular crime novel, set in the streets of ancient Athens, during the expansion of Alexander the Great While Stefanos, young and inexperienced, as the eldest son of his late father Nichiarco, tries to fulfill his duties with regard to the family, finds himself having to defend his cousin charged with the murder of the rich Buotades Being in trouble, decide to seek help from his old teacher, Aristotle So begins a race against time to prove the innocence of his cousin, but at the same time A particular crime novel, set in the streets of ancient Athens, during the expansion of Alexander the Great While Stefanos, young and inexperienced, as the eldest son of his late father Nichiarco, tries to fulfill his duties with r ARISTOTLE DETECTIVE is a fun, straightforward mystery novel set in Athens during the reign of Alexander of Macedonia Margaret Doody appropriates Aristotle, arguably the second greatest of all philosophers, as her leading character in this d This was marvellous I love detective stories and I especially love detective stories set in well researched history As a Classicist by formal eduction I ve been looking for something set in Ancient Athens for a while.This ticks all boxes and the best thing It s the first of a series il pregio di questo libro che ha cementato la mia consapevolezza di avere una certa qual cultura, visto che di fronte a termini quali ad esempio trierarchia non ho battuto ciglio, n mi sono dovuta avvalangare sul vocabolario per scoprirne il significato. Mea culpa ho cominciato a leggere questa serie dal, credo, settimo o ottavo volume Ogni libro narra una storia autoconclusiva quindi diciamo che non ne ho sofferto molto In questo volume la Doody ci presenta per bene Stefanos, e anche Aristotele, che non esattamente il protagonista, a dispetto del titolo La ricostruzione di Atene accurata e affascinante, ma anche a tratti noiosa, perch troppo minuziosa Questa serie non un capolavoro, ma ha inaugurato il filone dei personaggi illustr Mea culpa ho cominciato a leggere que


About the Author: Margaret Doody

Aka Margaret Anne DoodyMargaret Anne Doody born 1939 is a professor of literature at the University of Notre Dame, and helped found the PhD in Literature Program at Notre Dame She served as its director from 2001 2007 Joseph Buttigieg has since become director.Although historical detective stories are now a flourishing genre, with Steven Saylor and Lindsey Davis be Aka Margaret Anne DoodyMargaret Anne Doody born 1939 is a professor of literature at the University of Notre Dame, and helped found the PhD in Literature Program at Notre Dame She served as its director from 2001 2007 Joseph Buttigieg has since become director.Although historical detective stories are now a flourishing genre, with Steven Saylor and Lindsey Davis being particularly prominent in the field of detective stories set in classical antiquity, back in 1978, when Aristotle Detective was first published, Doody was something of a pioneer in the genre Recently she has added fourto the series featuring Aristotle as a 4th Century B.C detective.There is also a novella, Anello di bronzo Ring of Bronze , currently available only in Italian.Doody s Aristotle books and are published in Italy by Sellerio editore, which also produced a translation of The Alchemists In France the mystery novels are published by 10 18 They are also available in Spanish, Portuguese and Greek individual novels have recently been appeared in Polish and Russian


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