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Classical Whodunnits (1996) [Anthology]
by Rosemary Aitken Gail-Nina Anderson Ron Burns Simon Clark Lindsey Davis Claire Griffen Keith Heller Edward D. Hoch Brèni James Phyllis Ann Karr Theodore Mathieson Eric Mayer Amy Myers Wallace Nichols Anthony Price Mary Reed John Maddox Roberts Steven Saylor Darrell Schweitzer Brian M. Stableford Keith Taylor Peter Tremayne Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

In this new collection twenty-two writers take up their pens to give an enthralling picture of classical crime. Favourite historical detectives 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.


  • Aphrodite’s Trojan Horse by Amy Myers
  • Investigating the Silvius Boys by Lindsey Davis
  • The Gateway to Death by Brèni James
  • Death of the King by Theodore Mathieson
  • The Favour of a Tyrant by Keith Taylor
  • The White Fawn by Steven Saylor
  • The Statuette of Rhodes by John Maddox Roberts
  • The Things That Are Caesar’s by Edward D. Hoch
  • Murderer, Farewell by Ron Burns
  • A Pomegranate for Pluto by Claire Griffen
  • The Gardens of Tantalus by Brian Stableford
  • A Green Boy by Anthony Price
  • Mosaic by Rosemary Aitken
  • The Brother in the Tree by Keith Heller
  • The Ass’s Head by Phyllis Ann Karr
  • The Nest of Evil by Wallace Nichols
  • In This Sign, Conquer by Gail-Nina Anderson and Simon Clark
  • Last Things by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Beauty More Stealthy by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer
  • The Poisoned Chalice by Peter Tremayne
Edited by: Mike Ashley.

Original title: Classical Whodunnits: Murder and Mystery from Ancient Greece and Rome
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical

The following works are contained within this one:
     Beauty More Stealthy (1996) [Novelette]
      Authors: Mary Reed , Eric Mayer
     Things That Are Caesar’s, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch

Edition #1: Classical Whodunnits

Classical Whodunnits (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
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Classical Whodunnits (1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 1854874632
Pages: 374

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