Margaret Doody
Mysteries Of Eleusis
September 09, 2019 Comments.. 962
Mysteries Of Eleusis Margaret Doody In the winter of 330 329 BC Athens itself suffers a series of alarming thefts and home robberies It seems that nobody is safe The great philosopher Aristotle helps his former student Stephanos investigate a break in and brutal murder at the house of one of his Athenian neighbours The man fingered for the crime turns against Stephanos just as he is planning his marriageIn the winter of 330 329 BC Athens itself suffers a series of alarming thefts and home robberies It seems that nobody is safe The great philosopher Aristotle helps his former student Stephanos investigate a break in and brutal murder at the house of one of his Athenian neighbours The man fingered for the crime turns against Stephanos just as he is planning his marriage It is difficult to arrange a big fat Greek wedding when someone seems to be trying to kill you Elsewhere bodies begin to pile up who will be bludgeoned or stabbed or strangled next Stephanos bride is Philomela Her parental home is Eleusis, famous for the Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone, home of the sacred site of the Mysteries of Eleusis Religious initiation is open to all adult Greek speakers, slave and free, with the exception of anyone guilty of homicide Stephanos, Philomela and Aristotle undertake mystic initiation in a complex ritual whose ultimate secrets cannot be spoken, on pain of death Eleusis conceals many secrets, and revelation of the truth must await the night of the Mystery celebration itself This is the fifth novel featuring Aristotle as the first detective of the ancient world, following Aristotle Detective, Aristotle and Poetic Justice, The Secrets of Life and Poison In Athens.. Mysteries Of Eleusis In the winter of BC Athens itself suffers a series of alarming thefts and home robberies It seems that nobody is safe The great philosopher Aristotle helps his former student Stephanos investi
  • Title: Mysteries Of Eleusis
  • Author: Margaret Doody
  • ISBN: 9780099468349
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Pat says:

      Stephanos finally gets married in the midst of break ins and murder and attempts on his life.The word mystery in the title doesn t refer simply to the thefts Stephanos helps to investigate or the murder at the beginning of the novel it also refers to the religious mysteries celebrated at Eleusis, in which Stephanos participates as part of a gift for his new wife The mingling of crime and religion works.Those wanting a straight mystery, however, probably are going to be disappointed The focus of [...]

    2. Oscura says:

      Purtroppo quando si scrivono di bei libri si dovrebbe avere il senso della misura ed il buon gusto di smettere quando non si hanno pi idee interessanti Ho letto tutte le opere della Doody su Aristotele e devo dire che esse ben rappresentano una parabola discendente All inizio si trattava di gialli divertenti ed avvincenti in cui c era anche un attenzione accurata e storicamente documentata sugli usi ed i costumi dell epoca in cui i fatti si svolgevano, con dovizia e precisione dei particolari Qu [...]

    3. Catherine Mayo says:

      Having read and loved Margaret Doody s original crime novel, Aristotle Detective 1978 , where the famous philosopher first sets his hand to solving murders, I was keen to read her later books in the same genre This is the sixth in the Aristotle series and the fifth of a group of books written at yearly intervals in the early 2000 s Unfortunately it seems to suffer either from too much haste or not enough planning The plot meanders from one seemingly disconnected event to another till it reaches [...]

    4. Antonella says:

      Tu, Stefanos, una volta mi hai chiesto, Qual il modo migliore di vivere per un uomo E io non ne sono del tutto sicuro Per , per ognuno di noi, il punto di partenza dev essere l Etica, affinch la nostra vita possa essere retta Dobbiamo guardare con sospetto qualsiasi cosa si presenti come un bene che comporti l abbandono dei principi moraliQuesto romanzo di ambientazione storica mi piaciuto particolarmente Curiose sono le indicazioni su alcuni modi di vivere dell antica Atene e sui suoi culti rel [...]

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