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  1. says: (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ↠ 9 review

    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ 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 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

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor 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 W

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor 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 Spartianus veteran of the Roman Army in the year 304 He's been given the Emperor's blessing to write a history of Hadrian a past Emperor In the process of doing research Aelius finds hints that Hard

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ↠ 9 review 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 t

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ↠ 9 review 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 soldi

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor 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 a

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    Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ↠ 9 review (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ 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 and what was actual history which could have been explained at the end of the book

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor I enjoyed the indepth descripti

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    (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor I have to say that I was not impressed The main character seemed be constantly wandering around and it was hard to really follow the main theme of the book Most of the time I was just lost and distracted by the fact that it didn’t seem like the people were speaking the way ancient Romans would’ve spoken For a good historical fiction there should be of a sense of the time

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    Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben Pastor Ben Pastor ↠ 9 review (The Water Thief) PDF NEW ´ Ben Pastor This book is written by an Italian historian and you can tell because the book is dry and the names are long But I did like the mysteries Aelius an historian and Roman soldier is ordered to write the history of Hardian and his companion Antinous Antinious was found dead and the mystery of his death is never solved so the author gives her idea of what could have happened The ending is surprising and sad Its worth reading if you lik

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Free download à 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. In this suspenseful and satisfying novel a Roman military officer pursues a centuries old mystery after being charged by

Free download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ben PastorThe Water Thief

Free download à 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. The detective story has taken many odd forms over the years Since there are so many writers look for new twists ways to m

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Free download à 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. I have to say that I was not impressed The main character seemed be constantly wandering around and it was hard to really

  • Hardcover
  • 368
  • The Water Thief
  • Ben Pastor
  • English
  • 13 August 2018
  • 9780312353902