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  • Hardcover
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  • A Dead Man in Athens
  • Michael Pearce
  • English
  • 01 June 2020
  • 9780786718283

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Read A Dead Man in Athens A Dead Man in Athens Download å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Athens 1913 is the capital of a country on the brink of war The new prime minister Venizelos is tired of the Ottoman overlords and has what he calls the Great Idea a vision of a new Greece which unites all the Greek people scattered around the Mediterranean But this is not such a great idea in view of other countries like Britai. I picked up an old copy of this in Caffe Nero and started to read It s a short deft crime story set a few years before the First World War Seymour a linguistically competent member of the English Special Branch is sent to Athens to investigate the suspected poisoning of the exiled Turkish Sultan s cat it is feared this death was a dry run for an attempt on the life of the ex Sultan himselfThe narrative is wry and uietly amusing as well as entertainingly informative of Balkan politics in the years immediately preceding the First World War I enjoyed it so much that I am now actively seeking out the others in the series to read

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Read A Dead Man in Athens A Dead Man in Athens Download å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ain has to sit up and take notice Something has to be done fast And the diplomats have to be urged to be low key The lowest key of all is to send out a police officer from Scotland Yard to investigate and as it happens the Foreign Office has a person in mind Seymour of the CID who has had some experience of this sort of thing befo. Very old fashioned as its style and not just because the story is set in 1912 Seymour is acting as a detective but like with all the Hercule Poirot and Perry Mason era detectives there isn t much actual investigation and close to zero forensics just mostly talking to and chasing some odd some interesting characters I guess the nicer term for the too old fashioned and sometimes boring because of that mysteries would be cozyThe case that sends Seymour to do his investigations in Athens is the cat of a Turkish sultan residing there The cat is murdered and this could cause an international crisis as the Turks Greeks and everyone else would not agree who killed the cat And perhaps next they are to kill the sultan the investigations while talking to the harem ladies about what happened the day the cat was poisoned is hilarious What an estrogen mafia later fortunate for the mystery also a man is murdered so it doesn t turn out to be only about who murdered the catThe idea of setting the story in another time and exotic location is brilliant but I m not sure I can imagine what Athens was in 1912 Nearly all women in the story were irritating the harem women seemed to be jus veiled estrogen issues and bitching with entitlement attitude and talking BS behind others backs then Aphrodite a Greek whose name has English spelling Odd Like Chloe I d have thought it would have a Greek spelling available has some grandiose feminist ideas she d be unhappy in 2012 too Oh and a cat who is murdered by feeding him poisoned chocolate with alcohol and marzipan filling when did you last see a cat who d eat chocolate or marzipan One of my cats was a fan of peanuts when he was small but I ve never seen a cat be fond of sweet stuffIt d still make a nice travel read for those who crave for an occasional cozy

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Read A Dead Man in Athens A Dead Man in Athens Download å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB N which believes in letting sleeping dogs lie And cats This includes the one recently poisoned in Salonica and belonged to the exiled former Sultan Unfortunately as is the way with the Balkans rumors start flying around; one being that this was a sighting shot for the ex Sultan himself This in the Balkans could start a war so Brit. A light read but good nonetheless A bit of a cosy mystery set in Athens in 1912 Seymour is sent out to Athens as the ex Sultan s cat is killed Now why is someone from Special Branch sent all the way to Greece to investigate a dead cat Sidewinder includes the one recently poisoned Leading WIth NLPEssential Leadership Skills for Influencing and Managing People in Salonica and belonged to the exiled former Sultan Unfortunately as Drömmen om Elisabeth En novell ur Mord och mandeldoft is the way with the Balkans rumors start flying around; one being that this was a sighting shot for the ex Sultan himself This Sunshine on Putty in the Balkans could start a war so Brit. A light read but good nonetheless A bit of a cosy mystery set The Oxford Library of Practical Theology in Athens The Secret of Happy Parents: How to Stay in Love as a Couple and True to Yourself in 1912 Seymour De Cómo Romeo se transó a Julieta is sent out to Athens as the ex Sultan s cat Man of Honour John MacArthur Duellist Rebel Founding Father is killed Now why Saga of Recluce Books 6 9 The Saga of Recluce #6 9 is someone from Special Branch sent all the way to Greece to خاطرات و اسناد ناصر دفتر رواییانقلاب مشروطیت، نهضت جنگل، وقایع سیاسی و اجتماعی خلخال investigate a dead cat