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Aristotle Detective
Aristotle Detective
Author: Margaret Anne Doody
ISBN-13: 9780140057539
ISBN-10: 0140057536
Publication Date: 5/28/1981
Pages: 278
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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From the back cover: When a violent murder leaves a prominent citizen dead and a falsely accused suspect in exile, a master philosopher turned part-time sleuth is drawn into the baffling mystery. The scene is Athens, 332 B.C.; the murder weapon is a bow and arrow; the investigator, an inexperienced young boy. There is only one mind capable of putting together the puzzling pieces--that of the great and wise Aristotle. Stephanos does the legwork, exploring the ins and outs of the city, and the master ponders the clues and weighs the evidence. In a splendidly dramatic trial before the supreme tribunal of Athens, Aristotle unmasks the villain in a dazzling display of deductive logic.
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Historical mysteries are not my thing, but I am told this is a classic.