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Mistress of death

Piers Anthony

Mistress of death

by Piers Anthony

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Published by Berkley Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPiers Anthony and Roberto Fuentes
SeriesJason Striker master of martial arts -- 2
ContributionsFuentes, Roberto
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.N74 M57 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24957645M
ISBN 10042502623X
ISBN 109780425026236
OCLC/WorldCa16671943

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Mistress of the Art of Death is a historical crime novel by Ariana Franklin, the pen name of acclaimed journalist and historical novelist Diana Norman. Set in twelfth-century England, the book follows Sicilian forensic pathologist Adelia Aguilar after she is hired by King Henry II to investigate the deaths of four Catholic children in Cambridge.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ariana Franklin. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.4/5.

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At the same time, the investigation into the abbey fire will be overseen by the Bishop of St. Albans, father of Adelia’s daughter. Women were allowed to practice in the Medical School of Salerno, Italy, and Adelia has been taught to help solve crimes by studying the bodies of the victims - thus the book’s title “Mistress of the Art of Death.” This is an exciting read by an author with terrific writings skills.

Instead a "Mistress of the art of death", Adelia, is sent, along with a large Arab to protect her and Simon of Naples, a Jew who will investigate. Together this unlikely group ponders who is killing children-up to four dead when they finally arrive in Cambridge-and how to catch him.5/5(6).

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