The Graveyard Of The Hesperides: Flavia Albia 4 (falco: The New Generation) by Lindsey DavisThe Graveyard Of The Hesperides: Flavia Albia 4 (falco: The New Generation) by Lindsey Davis

The Graveyard Of The Hesperides: Flavia Albia 4 (falco: The New Generation)

byLindsey Davis

Paperback | December 6, 2016

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From renowned author Lindsey Davis, creator of the much-loved character, Marcus Didius Falco and his friends and family, comes the fourth novel in her all-new series set in ancient Rome.

We first met Flavia Albia, Falco's feisty adopted daughter, in The Ides of April. Albia is a remarkable woman in what is very much a man's world: young, widowed and fiercely independent, she lives alone on the Aventine Hill in Rome and makes a good living as a hired investigator. An outsider in more ways than one, Albia has unique insight into life in ancient Rome, and she puts it to good use going places no man could go, and asking questions no man could ask.

Historical novelist Lindsey Davis is best known for her novels set in Ancient Rome, including the much-loved Marcus Didius Falco series, although she has also written about the English Civil War, including in 2014 A Cruel Fate, a book for the Quick Reads literacy initiative. Her examination of the paranoid reign of the roman emperor Do...
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Title:The Graveyard Of The Hesperides: Flavia Albia 4 (falco: The New Generation)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 6, 2016Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1473613396

ISBN - 13:9781473613393

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This is probably the best of the (Falco) stories so far, by turns brutal and brilliant, but always clever and witty with some sparkling dialogue and genuinely comic moments, offset by shrewd social comment and a surprisingly touching love story. It's set against a totally believable and colourful background, and rattles along at breakneck pace to a spectacular climax.-Crime Review