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The Detective Omnibus: "City of Gold and Shadows", "Flight of a Witch" and…

by Ellis Peters

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Three novels, two with Felse and one with Musgrave. All from the 60s or early 70s and quite dated at this point. One is set around a Roman archeological site, another is set in the same region but with a young girl who vanishes for 3 days around the time of a murder. The last takes place in a small opera company where one of the singers is killed onstage. The mysteries are well crafted - but the characters are dated and their motives hard to empathize with at this point 50 years or so after they were written. ( )
  stuart10er | Sep 27, 2013 |
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This omnibus contains: "City of Gold and Shadows", DCI Felse has to solve a puzzle whose roots are in ancient Rome; "Flight of a Witch", Annet Beck disappears for five days, but swears she's been away two hours; and "Funeral of Figaro", a murder causes DI Musgrave to delve into the past for clues.

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