The Resource Pandora's boy, Lindsey Davis

Pandora's boy, Lindsey Davis

Label
Pandora's boy
Title
Pandora's boy
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A suspicious death and subsequent murder send Flavia Albia down a twisted path to expose corruption and betrayal in Lindsey Davis's next historical mystery. First century Rome is not the quiet, orderly city that it pretends to be and in this environment, a very clever private informer can thrive. Flavia Albia, daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, is a chip off the old block. She's taken over her father's old profession, and, like him, she occasionally lets her love of a good puzzle get in the way of her common sense. Such is the case when one such puzzle is brought to her by the very hostile ex-wife of Albia's new husband. It seems that over on the Quirinal Hill, a naive young girl, one Clodia Volumnia, has died, and there's a suggestion that she was poisoned by a love potion. The local witch, Pandora, would have been the one to supply such a potion. Looking into the matter, Albia soon learns that Pandora carries on a trade in herbal beauty products while keeping hidden her much more dangerous connections. Albia soon discovers the young girl was a handful and her so-called friends were not as friendly as they should have been. The supposedly sweet air of the Quirinal hides the smells of loose morality, casual betrayal, and even gangland conflict. When a friend of her own is murdered, things become serious and Albia is determined to expose as much of this local sickness as she can--beginning with the truth about the death of little Clodia." --
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DLC
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Davis, Lindsey
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.A8925
LC item number
P36 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Flavia Albia novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Women detectives
  • Rome
Label
Pandora's boy, Lindsey Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Hodder and Stoughton..." -- ECIP galley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781250152688
Lccn
2018013609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035806125
  • 854483
  • (OCoLC)on1035806125
  • 854483
Label
Pandora's boy, Lindsey Davis
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Hodder and Stoughton..." -- ECIP galley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781250152688
Lccn
2018013609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035806125
  • 854483
  • (OCoLC)on1035806125
  • 854483

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