Ode to a Banker : Marcus Didius Falco

  • by Lindsey Davis
  • Narrated by Gordon Griffin
  • Series: Marcus Didius Falco
  • 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"The first concern of an author is to do down his colleagues."
In the long, hot Roman summer of AD 74, Falco, private informer and spare-time poet, gives a reading for his family and friends. Things get out of hand, as usual. The event is taken over by Aurelius Chrysippus, a wealthy Greek banker and patron to a group of struggling writers, who offers to publish Falco's work. A visit to the Chrysippus scriptorium implicates Falco in a gruesome literary murder, so when commissioned to investigate, Falco is forced to accept.
Lindsey Davis' twelfth novel wittily explores Roman publishing and banking, taking us from the jealousies of authorship and the mire of patronage to the darker financial world, where default can have fatal consequences.

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"Davis's writing zings with fun." (Daily Mail)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-12-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios