Catilina's Riddle

Author(s): Steven Saylor

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Steven Saylor's historical mysteries set in ancient Rome and featuring investigator Gordianus the Finder enjoy a widespread following in America. Robinson is publishing the whole series - five novels to date - in the UK. Following the success of Roman Blood and Arms of Nemesis, Catilina's Riddle is the third novel in the series to be published in Britain in paperback format. Gordianus has washed his hands of politics and moved his family to a farm in Etruria, hoping to get away from the dirt and danger of Rome. But he cannot escape from intrigue so easily. Cicero wants him to work against the dangerous, charismatic populist politician Catilina. Gordianus does not want to know - but then the first headless corpse turns up in his well...Saylor brings the people and the politics of Ancient Rome to convincing life, in the middle of a fast-moving and compelling mystery.

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Steven Saylor's historical mysteries set in ancient Rome and featuring investigator Gordianus the Finder enjoy a widespread following in America. Robinson is publishing the whole series - five novels to date - in the UK.

Steven Saylor's fascination with Ancient Rome began in childhood. A history graduate and former newspaper and magazine editor, he has now completed numerous novels featuring Gordianus the Finder. He lives in Berkeley, California.

General Fields

  • : 9781845292416
  • : Constable and Robinson
  • : Robinson Publishing
  • : June 2005
  • : 176mm X 111mm X 44mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steven Saylor
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 320