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Arms of Nemesis (1992)

de Steven Saylor

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"The hideously disfigured body was found in the atrium. The only clues are a blood-soaked cloak, and, carved into the stone at the corpse's feet, the word Sparta. The murdered man was the overseer of Marcus Crassus's estate, apparently killed by two runaway slaves bent on joining Spartacus's revolt. In response to the murder, the wealthy, powerful Crassus vows to honor an ancient law and kill his ninety-nine remaining slaves in three days. Now Gordianus the Finder has been summoned from Rome by a mysterious client to find out the truth about the murder before the three days are up. Enmeshed in a world of desperate slaves and duplicitous masters, extravagant feasts and sordid secrets, Gordianus must risk all he loves, including his life, to stop a senseless slaughter-and save the very future of Rome itself"--P. [4] of cover.… (més)
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Anglès (20)  Castellà (2)  Suec (1)  Totes les llengües (23)
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Not quite up to the first one. Thought Crassus in particular was not well defined. But loved the Baiae details. I was confused about the series sequence: this one was the second written but then he wrote two more that occur in the time between this one and the first (Roman Blood). So I am satisfied with the order I'm reading them in. ( )
  Je9 | Aug 10, 2021 |
Interesting read, but it would have been better if Gordianus had actually solved the mystery rather than have another character identify the murderer. ( )
  ChuckRinn | Oct 4, 2020 |
Second in the Gordianus the Finder Roman mysteries. Well plotted novel set during the Spartacus slave revolt--73 BC, which is connected to the murder of the cousin cum steward of Marcus Crassus and subsequent murder of a philosopher, a member of Crassus's household. Author's strong points are his lively and realistic descriptions of Roman life and a well written, well plotted story. I first read it years ago, but it's worth rereading. ( )
  janerawoof | Jun 21, 2016 |
This book was the first that i had read from this Author. I enjoyed so much it was a who done it but in ancient Roman. it was good to read something that did not need DNA testing to find out what happen who did the murder and why. I will be reading more of his books
1 vota Helen.jane | Feb 24, 2016 |
Not as satisfying as the first one, but I did enjoy the tension he built up around the fate of the slaves. Red herrings too obvious, but the skillful writing and believable dialogue made it a good read. I fell in love with one of the minor characters...that tells me something about myself. I look forward to the next one! ( )
  Annmarie_Banks | Jan 26, 2014 |
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"The hideously disfigured body was found in the atrium. The only clues are a blood-soaked cloak, and, carved into the stone at the corpse's feet, the word Sparta. The murdered man was the overseer of Marcus Crassus's estate, apparently killed by two runaway slaves bent on joining Spartacus's revolt. In response to the murder, the wealthy, powerful Crassus vows to honor an ancient law and kill his ninety-nine remaining slaves in three days. Now Gordianus the Finder has been summoned from Rome by a mysterious client to find out the truth about the murder before the three days are up. Enmeshed in a world of desperate slaves and duplicitous masters, extravagant feasts and sordid secrets, Gordianus must risk all he loves, including his life, to stop a senseless slaughter-and save the very future of Rome itself"--P. [4] of cover.

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