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Aughter is accused of the bizarre homicide IN his absence his cousin and nearest male relative 23 year old Stephanos must conduct Philemon's defence and attempt to clear his family's name of this bloody murderStephanos seeks help from Aristotle his former teacherand Aristotle. Stephanos is a na ve young Athenian in a tight position His father has recently died his only surviving male relative Philemon has fled into exile after killing a man in a fight his property is encumbered by a debt he can t repay he has a house full of women to support and little to manage it with When cousin Philemon is accused of a murder that Stephanos has stumbled upon by accident one morning Stephanos must dodge the charge of collusion while assuming the role of defender lining himself up against Athens richest and bestBut Stephanos has assets he greatly underestimates a slumbering intelligence an unexpected gift for rhetoric obstinacy a latent talent for petty deceit and an unexpected ally in his old teacher AristotleIn the absence of a formal pol

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Aristotle Detective

Athens 332 BC a city uneasy under the sway of the Macedonian Alexander the Great now fighting he King of Persia for control of the East In this time of fresh ambition and furtive discontent an eminent citizen is brutally murderedYoung Philemon an exile formerly guilty of mansl. I ve stumbled upon this book by chance as when making an online purchase I was offered the second volume of this series As I do not like to read series starting by the middle namely in this genre as though not always the older cases are needed to understand the background of characters there are some mentions from time to time that help to understand of the stories It happened to me once while reading Steven Saylor s A Murder on the Apian Way and since then I always try to read a series in its straight order However although I uite liked the said book I feared this historical mystery wouldn t match my expectations as another previous book Nick Drake s Nefertiti was a disappointment In this book we follow Stephanos who tries to defend his cousin Philemon from the mur

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Turns DetectiveWhy did no one think of this before THE TIMESWit in a first novel is rare enough and when allied to the skilful unravelling of a murder story set in Ancient Athens it makes us doubly grateful for Aristotle Detective DAILY TELEGRAPHEminently enjoyable COLIN DEXTE. Having missed the vast majority of references and allusions suitable appreciation of this book is precluded by my ignorance of ancient Greece One could spend hours looking up terms and names if only those for different kinds of pots let alone what it would take to check the myriad of myths and legends It speaks for the book that this ignorance is not an impediment to enjoyment I should read it again with a classical encyclopedia at hand


10 thoughts on “Aristotle Detective

  1. says:

    But there is a corollary to your first hypothesis which leads to a interesting argument After all Eudoxia’s proof is only a support of your hypothesis not a demonstration of it It is absolute as it goes but if this prop was knock

  2. says:

    332 BC The young Athenian Stephanos is trying to clear his cousin Philemon of a murder accusation Since Philemon has been exiled for manslaughter Stephanos feels he wasn't even in Athens at the time of the murder He consults Aristotle who philosophically and logically tries to figure out the solution For the most part Stephanos does the run

  3. says:

    I've stumbled upon this book by chance as when making an online purchase I was offered the second volume of this series As I do not like to read series starting by the middle namely in this genre as though not always the older cases are needed to understand the background of characters there are some mentions from time to time that help to understand of the stories It happened to me once while reading Steven Saylor's A Murder on the Apian

  4. says:

    Stephanos is a naïve young Athenian in a tight position His father has recently died; his only surviving male relative Philemon has fled into exile after killing a man in a fight; his property is encumbered by a debt he can’t repay; he has a house full of women to support and little to manage it with When cousin Philemon is accused of a murder that Stephanos has stumbled upon by accident one morning Stepha

  5. says:

    A particular crime novel set in the streets of ancient Athens during the expansion of Alexander the Great While Stefanos young and inexperienced as the eldest son of his late father Nichiarco tries to fulfill his

  6. says:

    For the first half of this book Aristotle is a detective in the same way as Nero Wolfe detecting from his armchair Later he goes out to seek some answers himself Stephanos his former student is the active participant in the detecting Lots of philosophical points made if you can catch them; eg at one point Aristotle says If Philemon did not do it someone in the class non Philemon did it That's Aristotle all right proving theorems and buildin

  7. says:

    ARISTOTLE DETECTIVE is a fun straightforward mystery novel set in Athens during the reign of Alexander of Macedonia Margaret Doody ap

  8. says:

    This was marvellous I love detective stories and I especially love detective stories set in well researched history As a Classicist by formal eduction I've been looking for something set in Ancient Athens for a whileThis ticks all boxes and

  9. says:

    Having missed the vast majority of references and allusions suitable appreciation of this book is precluded by my ignorance of ancient Greece One could spend hours looking up terms and names if only those for different kinds of pots let alone what it would take to check the myriad of myths and legends It speaks for the book that this ignora

  10. says:

    The first in a series set in Classical Athens where the philosopher Aristotle investigates mysteries with his young friend Stephanos Excellent