The Graveyard of the Hesperides

Written By Lindsey Davis
The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Publsiher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 14 April 2016
  • ISBN : 1473613388
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Graveyard of the Hesperides written by Lindsey Davis which was release on 14 April 2016, this book published by Hachette UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But his new job as a building contractor runs into a problem: At the Garden of the Hesperides a barmaid went missing years before; now the workmen start unearthing her bones. Albia takes on the task of finding out what happened. Five more skeletons are discovered. Despite the fact that nobody seems to know or care who died, violent attempts are made to stop her enquiries. Soon Albia is exploring the world of Roman streetlife, where bars are brothels, workers lead brutal lives, foreigners are muscling in on the gambling syndicates, and extortion is commonplace. What's more there's little time to solve the mystery before the wedding day when Albia is expected to show Rome that her affair with Manlius is a much more than a casual fling. The gods, however, have other ideas...

The Graveyard of the Hesperides

The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But his new job as a building contractor runs into a problem: At the Garden of the Hesperides a barmaid went missing years before; now the workmen start unearthing her bones. Albia takes on the task of finding out ...

The Graveyard of the Hesperides

The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Flavia Albia
  • Release Date : 2016-04
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But his new job as a building contractor runs into a problem: At the Garden of the Hesperides a barmaid went missing years before; now the workmen start unearthing her bones. Albia takes on the task of finding out ...

A Garland from Hesperides

A Garland from Hesperides
  • Author : Percy T. Ingram
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Download or read online A Garland from Hesperides written by Percy T. Ingram, published by which was released on 1892. Get A Garland from Hesperides Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Garden of the Hesperides

The Garden of the Hesperides
  • Author : Carlos Rojas
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 227
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Combining art and biography, the novel consists of alternating literary portraits inspired by works of Dali and Velazquez. As the title suggests, the loose story frame of the novel is that of the Herculean labor to find the twilight realm of the lovely nymphs of the Hesperides and, by conquering ...

Rewriting the Ancient World

Rewriting the Ancient World
  • Author : Lisa Maurice
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Rewriting the Ancient World looks at how and why the ancient world, including not only the Greeks and Romans, but also Jews and Christians, has been rewritten in popular fictions of the modern world....

Pandora s Boy

Pandora s Boy
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : 'Lindsey Davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre . . . Davis's squalid, vibrant Rome is as pleasurable as ever' - Guardian 'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - ...

People of Today 2017

People of Today 2017
  • Author : Lucy Hume
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Total pages : 2000
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Established in 1982, People of Today annually recognises over 20,000 individuals who are positively influencing Britain and inspiring others through their achievements and leadership. Entry is by invitation only. The objective criteria for inclusion and removal are strictly maintained, ensuring it is the only publication of its type whose membership accurately reflects ...

Invitation to Die

Invitation to Die
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-03-07
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : Emperor Domitian is hosting a banquet for the senators in honour of fallen soldiers, and it's an invitation Aelianus and Justinus Camillus dare not refuse. On arrival, they enter a black-painted room furnished with couches resembling those found in mausoleums, complete with a tombstone bearing each of the senators' names. ...

Vesuvius by Night

Vesuvius by Night
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-03-09
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : In the late August of AD 79 the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum are going about their normal business in the late summer heat. Two of them have a room share arrangement: Nonius, scrounger, thief and failed pimp works by night and sleeps by day; Larius, the fresco painter with dreams ...

A Capitol Death

A Capitol Death
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-04-04
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : A tragic accident . . . or was it? Emperor Domitian has been awarded (or rather, has demanded) yet another Triumph to celebrate two so-called victories. Preparations are going smoothly until one of the men overseeing arrangements for the celebration accidentally falls to his death from a cliff on the symbolic Capitoline Hill. ...

Deadly Election

Deadly Election
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-04-09
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : In the blazing July heat of imperial Rome, Flavia Albia inspects a decomposing corpse. It has been discovered in lots to be auctioned by her family business, so she's determined to identify the dead man and learn how he met his gruesome end. The investigation will give her a chance ...

A Comedy of Terrors

A Comedy of Terrors
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-04-01
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : ***The Sunday Times Crime Club Star Pick*** 'Lighthearted, witty and effortlessly clever, just like its wonderful heroine, this is a window into ancient Rome, and a tonic and a joy to read' The Observer 'It positively crackles with knowledge of the city and its people, mixed with social comment, ingenious ...

The Grove of the Caesars

The Grove of the Caesars
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-04-02
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : 'For a totally exhilarating romp through Ancient Rome, Lindsey Davis' latest Flavia Alba novel won't be beaten and offers an immersive experience of a vibrant world full of real, recognisable characters' Mike Ripley, Shotsmag Don't go to the Grove . . . Julius Caesar left his gardens to the citizens of Rome, a ...

The Flavia Albia Collection 1 3

The Flavia Albia Collection 1 3
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-02-06
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : The first three books in the incredibly addictive Flavia Albia series! Flavia Albia is the adopted daughter of a famous investigating family. In defiance of tradition, she lives alone on the colourful Aventine Hill, and battles out a solo career in a male-dominated world. As a woman and an outsider, ...

The Third Nero

The Third Nero
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1473613388
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Summary : 'Davis's prose is a lively joy, and Flavia's Rome is sinister and gloriously real' The Times on Saturday Flavia Albia's day-old marriage is in trouble - her new husband may be permanently disabled and they have no funds. So when Palace officials ask her to expose a traitor in their ...