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The Silver Pigs - Lindsey Davis
The Silver Pigs
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330311830 (0330311832)
Publisher: Pan Books Ltd
Pages no: 258
Edition language: English
Series: Marcus Didius Falco (#1)
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Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Silver Pigs
Rome in 70AD, and Marcus Didius Falco, informer/private eye finds himself caught up in an investigation that reaches to some of the highest people in the empire.Told in a slightly tongue in cheek manner, this tries to be a Chandler-esque PI story set in the days of Romes ever expanding empire. For t...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
2.0 The Silver Pigs
I don't think this series is for me. I couldn't get use to the author's writing style. It felt choppy and all over the place.
Wandering through fiction
Wandering through fiction rated it
4.0 The Silver Pigs
Well that didn't take long!Enjoy the different setting for a mystery. Bought the characters to life well.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco #1)
bookshelves: published-1989, mystery-thriller, historical-fiction, fraudio, winter20092010, ancient-history, adventure, italy, britain-england, filthy-lucre, play-dramatisation Read from February 01 to 04, 2010 The Roman detective chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal, after rescuing a...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)
I love both well-done historical fiction and mystery, so I have a particular affection for hybrids like the books by Ellis Peters or Carrie Bebris. Given the setting in Imperial Rome and the smart alleck first person voice, this sounded like a blend of Gladiator and The Big Sleep only more historica...
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