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Book Information: Dying Light in Corduba, a

Dying Light in Corduba, a (1996) [Novel]
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Series: Marcus Didius Falco
Part: 8

Summary (From the publisher):

Nobody is poisoned at the dinner for the Society of Olive Oil Producers; the assassination attempt comes afterward. Falco ought to know, he is at the banquet along with some unexpected guests, including Anacrites the Chief Spy and Falco's own hostile brat of a brother-in-law, Aelianus. Right from the first, Falco eyes the entertainment - which includes a sinuous Spanish dancer scantily dressed as Diana the Huntress - with suspicion. When Anacrites is gravely wounded later that night, the only clue is a golden arrow last seen in the bow of the party dancer, a lady now on her way to Corduba, Spain. As it happens, Falco is facing fatherhood for the first time and has promised his wife to stay by her side. Caught between Scylla and Charybdis, Falco's only solution is to take the patrician Helena with him, a decision that may prove to be a colossal mistake. For as Helena and Falco track the exotic dancer through the Iberian Peninsula, they discover a slippery scandal in the olive trade, a chilling trail of murders, and a killer without a conscience...a remorseless and cunning villain much too dangerous for a man distracted by a very pregnant wife.

Original title: A Dying Light in Corduba
Original languages: English


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

Edition #1: A Dying Light in Cordoba

A Dying Light in Cordoba (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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A Dying Light in Corduba (March 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Warner Books
ISBN: 0446606804
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.0 x 1.1 in
Pages: 464

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A Dying Light in Cordoba (1998)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Mysterious Press
ISBN: 0892966645

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A Dying Light in Corduba (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 0099338912
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.0 x 1.1 in
Pages: 402

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