A Choice of Murder

A Choice of Murder by PETER VANSITTART

Title: A Choice of Murder
Author: PETER VANSITTART
ISBN10: 0720608325
ISBN13: 978-0720608328
Publisher: PETER OWEN LTD; First Edition edition (1992)
Language: English
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Size PDF: 1433 kb
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Rating: 4.0/5
Votes: 260
Pages: 216 pages
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A Choice of Murder by PETER VANSITTART


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A sophisticated, thought-provoking historical novel, set in ancient Greece and Sicily. Vansittart is adept at emphasizing the ideas and personal motives behind historical events. The protagonist is fourth century B.C. soldier and political leader Timoleum of Syracuse, who liberated that city from the control of - Carthage - a fine meditation on Western civilization at an early crossroads."" - Publishers Weekly. ""A concentrated, enigmatic and elegantly cumulative portrait."" - Kirkus Reviews. ""Certain crucial retouchings in the narrative material lend the work a moral intensity that would have gratified Plutarch himself."" - NY Times.