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The silver pigs

By: Davis, Lindsey

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Part of the Falco series
0099515059 / 9780099515050
Paperback
07/02/2008
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United Kingdom
Modern crime
20 cm xviii, 318 p.
General (US: Trade)  Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1989.

The first novel in the Marcus Didius Falco detective series, exposing the criminal underbelly of ancient Rome... In 1989 THE SILVER PIGS introduced the world to laid-back first-century detective Marcus Didius Falco, his partner Helena Justina, his law and order pal Petronius, and his indomitable Mother - who became some of the most celebrated characters in historical fiction. Now reissued in a special new edition to celebrate publication of Falco's twentieth investigation, THE SILVER PIGS sees Falco cynically eyeing up the new Roman emperor, Vespasian.

Our hero, a private informer, rescues a young girl in trouble and is catapulted into a dangerous game involving stolen imperial ingots, a dark political plot and, most hazardous of all, a senator's daughter connected to the traitors Falco has sworn to expose...

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