Book Reviews of Thus Was Adonis Murdered (Hilary Tamar, Bk 1)

Thus Was Adonis Murdered (Hilary Tamar, Bk 1)
Thus Was Adonis Murdered - Hilary Tamar, Bk 1
Author: Sarah Caudwell
ISBN-13: 9780440212317
ISBN-10: 0440212316
Publication Date: 6/1994
Pages: 314
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
Devastatingly funny, sophisticated and witty murder mystery, written with the wry humor that only the Brits can pull off. A great read!
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Helpful Score: 1
An English barrister gets into trouble in Venice while trying to escape the tax man in England. The writing is with characteristic dry British humor (or is it humour?) that isn't everone's cup of tea but fun anyway.
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Witty, erudite mystery involving English law students. Lots of fun.
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Excellent!
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An elaborately plotted, very English & charming murder mystery.
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Death in Venice
For young barrister Julia Larwood, ita was to be a vacation in pursuit of eros, in flight from the tax man.... An Art Lover's Holiday to Italy. Reduced to near penury by the Inland Revenue, Julia could hardly afford such a luxury, but she'd be in hock to the Revenue either way, so why not? Poor, hapless, incurably sentimental Julia. How could she know that the ravishing young Art Lover for whom she conceived a fatal passion was himself an employee of Inland revenue? Or that her hard-won night of passion would end in murder-with her inscribed copy of this year's Finance Act lying a few feet from the corpse.....