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The Silver Pigs: (Falco 1)

The Silver Pigs: (Falco 1)
by Lindsey Davis

This is the first story in a mystery series set in Ancient Rome, featuring Marcus Didius Falco. The story sees Falco travelling to Britain in search of missing silver pigs, where he meets Helena Justina, and romance begins to blossom.
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The Silver Pigs: Summary


Discover one of the world's favourite detectives, as his first case leads him into conspiracy, murder and adventure ...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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Sku
GOR001007145
Title
The Silver Pigs: (Falco 1)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Cornerstone
Year published
Number of pages
336
ISBN 10
0099414732
ISBN 13
9780099414735
Prizes
Winner of Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 1989
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