|Oracle, the (1990) [Novel]|
by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
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(From the publisher):
Greece 1973—An archaeologist unearths a gold Mycenaean vase embellished with images of the last voyage of Ulysses, which seem to explain the prophecy of the Odyssey. But his almost immediate and mysterious death and the vasesís disappearance remain unexplained for ten years....A series of bizarre and violent deaths in Athens in 1983, somehow connected to the brutal rape and murder of a beautiful young Greek student on the same night as the archaeological discovery alert the authorities that a dangerous game of revenge and redemption is being played out before them...
Original title: L'oracolo
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense