The eighth in the series of crime novels set in Ancient Rome and featuring the classical sleuth, Marcus Didius Falco. When a man is killed and Rome's Chief of Spies left for dead, Falco's investigation plunges him into the fiercely competitive world of olive-oil production.
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"Splendid...mystery, pace and wit." -- Ellis Peters"Lindsey Davis doesn't merely make history come alive -- she turns it into spanking entertainment, and wraps it around an intriguing mystery. She is incapable of writing a dull sentence." -- Peter LoveseyBook Description:
One of the Roman novels from the bestselling historical fiction Falco series
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Book Description Arrow Books, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099338912