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Aristotle Detective. MARGARET DOODY

Aristotle Detective.


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Publication: The Bodley Head, 1978, London

First edition. Author's first novel. Fine in dust jacket. Set in 332 BC, Aristotle agrees to take the case of a young Athenian accused of murder. An unhappy city under the rule of the Macedonian 'barbarian' Alexander the Great. In the midst of this unrest, Boutades, an eminent citizen, is found brutally murdered. Suspicion falls heavily on young Philemon, and, by Athenian law, his cousin Stephanos is elected to defend his name in court. In desperation, Stephanos seeks assistance from Aristotle, his former mentor - and Aristotle turns Detective.

Inventory Number: 50364