Aristotle Detective: An Aristotle Detective Novel
Author(s): Margaret Doody
Murder and mayhem may seem like unreasonable company for Aristotle, one of the founding minds of Western philosophy. But in the skilled hands of Margaret Doody, the pairing could not be more logical. With her Aristotle Detective novels, Margaret Doody brings a Holmesian hero to the bloodied streets of ancient Greece, trading the pipe and deerstalker of Sherlock for the woolen chiton and sandals of Aristotle. Replete with suspense, historical detail, and humor, and complemented by an ever-growing cast of characters and vivid descriptions of the ancient world, Doody and rsquo;s mysteries are as much lively takes on the figures and forms of the classics as they are classic whodunits in their own right. In Aristotle Detective, we first meet Stephanos and mdash;naive Watson to Aristotle and rsquo;s learned Holmes and mdash;a young landed Athenian and student of Aristotle. With the aid of his cunning, olive-loving teacher, Stephanos must clear his exiled cousin of murder and save his family and rsquo;s honor in a tense public trial. Will Stephanos survive to cinch the case?
FA-Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),
Paperback / softback