Aristotle Detective (Paperback)
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Aristotle Detective (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 02/05/2002
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Athens, 332BC - an unhappy city under the rule of the Macedonian 'barbarian' Alexander the Great. In the midst of this unrest, Boutades, an eminent citizen, is found brutally murdered. Suspicion falls heavily on young Philemon, and, by Athenian law, his cousin Stephanos is elected to defend his name in court. In desperation, Stephanos seeks assistance from Aristotle, his former mentor - and Aristotle turns Detective. The young, inexperienced boy and the great philosopher form a classically uneven partnership. Their efforts culminate in the gripping trial scene when Stephanos uses all the powers of rhetoric and oratory instilled in him by Aristotle to clear his family's name of this bloody murder-

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099436133
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 204 g
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Why did no one think of this before?" * The Times *
"Wit 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 Aritstotle Detective" * Daily Telegraph *
"Eminently enjoyable" * Colin Dexter *

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