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Silver pigs

by Lindsey Davis

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Published by Ballantine in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLindsey Davis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6054.A8925 S55 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749616M
    ISBN 100345369076
    ISBN 109780345369079
    OCLC/WorldCa23435589

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The Emperor Vespasian hires him to find the silver pigs and solve the murder. Told in the first person, some action, suspense and information about the romans of the period. Falco has a dry wit and is a bit sardonic, not an appealing character for me but it will give him a second try.

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The new emperor, the tight fisted Vespasian, discovers a plot against him, soldiers to be bribed with stolen silver to rise up against him. Falco is given the job of discovering where the silver is being stolen from and who lies behind the plot.

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