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The Pericles Commission characters ↠ 4 Æ Nicolaos walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles His mission is to find the assassin of the statesman Ephialtes the man who brought democracy to Athens and whose murder has thrown the city into uproar It's a job not made any easier by the depEpressingly increasing number of dead witnessesBut murder and mayhem don't bother Nico; what's really on his mind is how to get closer much closer to Diotima the intelligent and annoyingly virgin priestess of Artemis and how to shake off his irritating twelve year old brother Socrates The Pericles. Loved this story especially the likable characters who found themselves in surprising circumstances As I enjoy history and literature this was the best of both worlds I also liked the way it imaginatively developed and magnified a relatively obscure but important episode in Greece whose legacy for the modern world developed right here Corby has mastered irony fast pacing and suspense The seuel in this Hellene Mystery series will take the detective hero Nicolaus from Athens into Persia says the Author's Note In addition to the narrative extras include a Timeline and an annotated list of Actors characters

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Nicolaos walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles His mission is to find the assassin of the statesman Ephialtes the man who brought democracy to Athens and whose murder has thrown the city into uproar It's a job not made any easier by the d. Rating 3 of fiveThe Publisher Says Nicolaos walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles His mission is to find the assassin of the statesman Ephialtes the man who brought democracy to Athens and whose murder has thrown the city into uproar It’s a job not made any easier by the depressingly increasing number of dead witnessesBut murder and mayhem don’t bother Nico; what’s really on his mind is how to get closer much closer to Diotima the intelligent and annoyingly virgin priestess of Artemis and how to shake off his irritating twelve year old brother Socrates The Pericles Commission is the first in an exciting new series by first time novelist Gary Corby who takes us to Ancient Greece at one of the most exciting times in history In this wonderfully approachable historically rich novel Athens is brought vividly to life in a mystery engaging from the first page to lastMy Review A Mouldering Mound of Meh read Nico's coming of age as an Athenian and a politician was not without interest and the love match he wants to make with Diotima is a bit amusing but the overall action contains few moments of surprise and almost none of suspenseIt passed some time and I cared enough to finish it but unless the next one grows wings and flaps in my door by itself this will do it for me This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 30 Unported License

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The Pericles CommissionCommission is the first in an exciting new series by first time novelist Gary Corby who takes us to Ancient Greece at one of the most exciting times in history In this wonderfully approachable historically rich novel Athens is brought vividly to life in a mystery engaging from the first page to las. A fun little historical mystery Recommended for fans of the flipness of FalcoFor a further review