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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë Ben Pastor I Aelius Spartianus grew up in foreign barracks and am nobody I will build no palace but am privileged to write the history of the men who did a

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD The Water Thief Story 4 mystery focus undermined by irrational plot and divided narrativeCharacters 7 distinct and freuently entertainingAccuracy 3 genuine research but historically absurd conclusionMy opinions on this book are complicated to say the least What’s good is really very good But of course what’s bad is also really bad Only a few elements of the book do not arouse strong opinions in me of one sort or anotherThe

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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief The detective story has taken many odd forms over the years Since there are so many writers look for new twists ways to make theirs uniue and different Well this one fits thatThe Water Thief is the story of Aelius Spartia

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD The Water Thief In the twilight days of pagan Rome Aelius Spartianus soldier and scholar is commissioned by the emperor Diocletian to write a biography of Hadrian As part of his research he must travel to Egypt where a recent revolt has just been crushed to discover the truth behind the mysterious death of Hadrian's favourite the youth Antinous two centuries before Of course Aelius has other secret business to do for the emperor not least to report on t

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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë Ben Pastor In this suspenseful and satisfying novel a Roman military officer pursues a centuries old mystery after being charged by Emperor Diocletian with writing a history of his predecessor Hadrian Aelius Spartianus a decent man and experienced sold

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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD The Water Thief Had trouble getting into this one Very dense in descriptions with many many names Some characters have multiple names both Roman and Egyptian plus long and difficult place names and Egyptian and Roman titles and phrases all over the place While there was a decent glossary it was still tiring Overall this was reminiscent of Tey's T

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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ë Ben Pastor Rather boring when it shouldn't have been considering the subject matter Not on a par with other great authors of Ancient Roman mysteries such as Lindsey Davis and Steven Saylor The author wasn't at all clear about what was fictional

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    PDF/EPUB The Water Thief DOWNLOAD The Water Thief I enjoyed the indepth descriptions of sites both in Egypt and Rome The plot involving historical figures was fascinating

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    Ben Pastor ë 6 DOWNLOAD PDF/EPUB The Water Thief I have to say that I was not impressed The main character seemed be constantly wandering around and it was hard to really

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DOWNLOAD The Water Thief î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB DOWNLOAD The Water Thief Laces until his road leads inescapably to Rome Joined in his search by a blind retired soldier who is well experienced in counterespionage Aelius scavenges for evidence in a world capital in decline From Rome his breathless trail takes him to Hadrian's country estate which is now acres and acres of monumental ruins in the wilderness In the haunted stillness of roofless halls and overgrown gardens Aelius deciphers the great plan of the villa an astronomical chart confirming how the danger against Rome is clear and imminent But who is behind it all How deadly close is danger In order to save the state and himself Aelius must solve not only the puzzle of Antinous's drowning but also the murders that have marred his path Internationally renowned and critically acclaimed author Ben Pastor brings her thematic skil. Had trouble getting into this one Very dense in descriptions with many many names Some characters have multiple names both Roman and Egyptian plus long and difficult place names and Egyptian and Roman titles and phrases all over the place While there was a decent glossary it was still tiring Overall this was reminiscent of Tey s The Daughter of Time in that the main character is trying to find the truth about the death of Emperor Hadrian s favorite by tracking down primary and secondary sources this is 150 years after Hadrian s death By the time the action moved to Rome from Egypt it was easier reading for some reason view spoilerI found the Conspiracy behind all the violence that followed our hero an interesting twist The clandestine corporate meddling in politics for financial gain is still with us today hide spoiler Elektrotechnik until his road leads inescapably to Rome Joined in his search by a blind retired soldier who is well experienced in counterespionage Aelius scavenges for evidence in a world capital in decline From Rome his breathless trail takes him to Hadrian's country estate which is now acres and acres of monumental ruins in the wilderness In the haunted stillness of roofless halls and overgrown gardens Aelius deciphers the great plan of the villa an astronomical chart confirming how the danger against Rome is clear and imminent But who is behind it all How deadly close is danger In order to save the state and himself Aelius must solve not only the puzzle of Antinous's drowning but also the murders that have marred his path Internationally renowned and critically acclaimed author Ben Pastor brings her thematic skil. Had trouble getting into this one Very dense in descriptions with many many names Some characters have multiple names both Roman and Egyptian plus long and difficult place names and Egyptian and Roman titles and phrases all over the place While there was a decent glossary it was still tiring Overall this was reminiscent of Tey s The Daughter of Time in that the main character is trying to find the truth about the death of Emperor Hadrian s favorite by tracking down primary and secondary sources this is 150 years after Hadrian s death By the time the action moved to Rome from Egypt it was easier reading for some reason view spoilerI found the Conspiracy behind all the violence that followed our hero an interesting twist The clandestine corporate meddling in politics for financial gain is still with Letters of Fyodor Dostoevsky to his family and friends us today hide spoiler

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DOWNLOAD The Water Thief î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB DOWNLOAD The Water Thief In 304 ce Aelius Spartianus officer and historian at the court of Diocletian in Dalmatia is writing the biographies of past Roman rulers including Hadrian who has been dead for nearly 175 years Aelius's particular charge is to investigate the unsolved mystery of the drowning death in the Nile of Hadrian's favorite young Antinous Soon his duty turns twofold the hunt for Antinous's grave supposed to conceal proof of a conspiracy against Rome and the murder of a wealthy army supplier and his servant The mystery thickens as deaths multiply; scholarly work turns into a race against time and into a confrontation with risk lies and half truths at the hands of priests authorities and former colleagues While the trials against Christians later known as the Great Persecution inflame Egypt Aelius gathers clues in odd p. I Aelius Spartianus grew up in foreign barracks and am nobody I will build no palace but am privileged to write the history of the men who did and whose work this magnificent City is So writes Aelius Spartianus high ranking Roman army officer scholar and historian in his Traveller s Notes upon entering Rome in 304AD reign of Diocletian I really enjoyed this book with its unusual setting unusual protagonist and very good mystery As Aelius himself muses at one point he doesn t fit the mold of others idea of a soldier I recommend this novel very highlyAt the behest of Emperor Diocletian Aelius is investigating the life of Hadrian and the drowning death of Hadrian s boy favorite Antinous Was the death murder suicide or accident This mystery includes the author s speculation on this and on the location of Antinous grave First Aelius travels to Egypt to investigate Antinous had drowned in the Nile Af Die Ermordung einer Butterblume Erzählungen up in foreign barracks and am nobody I will build no palace but am privileged to write the history of the men who did and whose work this magnificent City is So writes Aelius Spartianus high ranking Roman army officer scholar and historian in his Traveller s Notes Ludwigs Zimmer upon entering Rome in 304AD reign of Diocletian I really enjoyed this book with its MacArthur unusual setting Es war einmal ein Mord A Brothers Grimm Mystery #2 unusual protagonist and very good mystery As Aelius himself muses at one point he doesn t fit the mold of others idea of a soldier I recommend this novel very highlyAt the behest of Emperor Diocletian Aelius is investigating the life of Hadrian and the drowning death of Hadrian s boy favorite Antinous Was the death murder suicide or accident This mystery includes the author s speculation on this and on the location of Antinous grave First Aelius travels to Egypt to investigate Antinous had drowned in the Nile Af

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DOWNLOAD The Water Thief î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB DOWNLOAD The Water Thief L to bear in this new historical mystery International Praise for the Works of Ben Pastor History blends with absolute perfection to personal story and the novel is like an orchestral score with pages of rare evocative power It is narrative one reads with admiration and even devotion La Stampa Turrolibri on Kaputt Mundi  The mystery plot develops within a perfectly wrought historical milieu A novel of great emotional impact Il Giorno on The Horseman's Song  Along with Margaret Doody and Elizabeth George Ben Pastor is considered one of the strongest female voices of today's mystery writing Her investigative tales show a breathless rhythm a perfect blend of action thriller and authorial narrative La Repubblica on The Dead in the Suare  Pastor's plot is well crafted her prose sharp Publishers Weekly on Lum. Rather boring when it shouldn t have been considering the subject matter Not on a par with other great authors of Ancient Roman mysteries such as Lindsey Davis and Steven Saylor The author wasn t at all clear about what was fictional and what was actual history which could have been explained at the end of the book

  • Hardcover
  • 368
  • The Water Thief
  • Ben Pastor
  • English
  • 21 October 2020
  • 9780312353902