• Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1989
ISBN 9780283998423

£450.00

Discover one of the world's favourite detectives, as his first case leads him into conspiracy, murder and adventure ...


In 1989 THE SILVER PIGS introduced the world to laid-back first-century detective Marcus Didius Falco, his partner Helena Justina, his law and order pal Petronius, and his indomitable Mother - who became some of the most celebrated characters in historical fiction.


THE SILVER PIGS sees Falco cynically eyeing up the new Roman emperor, Vespasian. Our hero, a private informer, rescues a young girl in trouble and is catapulted into a dangerous game involving stolen imperial ingots, a dark political plot and, most hazardous of all, a senator's daughter connected to the traitors Falco has sworn to expose ...

Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition, with slight bruising to bottom of spine and several light impressions along bottoms of boards. In fine unclipped dust jacket. A review copy, includes both the publisher's letter to the reviewer, and the reviewer's typed review with edits.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis has written nearly thirty novels, including her bestselling mystery series featuring laid-back First Century detective Marcus Didius Falco and his partner Helena Justina, and a new series featuring Flavia Albia, Falco's adopted daughter.

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Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition, with slight bruising to bottom of spine and several light impressions along bottoms of boards. In fine unclipped dust jacket. A review copy, includes both the publisher's letter to the reviewer, and the reviewer's typed review with edits.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.


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