The Pericles Commission
Publish date: November 9th 2010
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Series: The Athenian Mysteries (#1)
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I can't find any other way to do it, so I'm inserting here the review of The Pericles Commission from Publishers Weekly. It's a starred review!---Those who like their historicals with a touch of humor will welcome Australian author Corby's promising debut, set in fifth-century B.C.E. Greece. When t...
I enjoyed this book all the way through. I read it in all the spare minutes I had. It meant nearly missing bus stops and staying up an extra half-hour each night to read another chapter.The first chapter is a master class on how to hook a reader. We get the murder with the great opening line: A dead...