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The Messenger of Athens (The Greek Detective #1) Idyllic but remote, the Greek island of Thiminos seems untouched and untroubled by the modern world So when the battered body of a young woman is discovered at the foot of a cliff, the local police governedby archaic rules of honor than by the law are quick to close the case, dismissing her death as an accident.Then a stranger arrives, uninvited, from Athens, an Best Download [ The Messenger of Athens (The Greek Detective #1) ] author [ Anne Zouroudi ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. This series of mystery crime novels set on the Greek islands is my cup of tea a bit of exotic settings, not ordinary detective For those that enjoyed Barbara Cleverly set in India , or those who like Shamini Flint set on the East You will learn about Greeks and Greece as mu...

  2. The Messenger of Athens proved to be what I call a watching book The kind of book that allows me to sit back and observe a whole different world.It is a world that is beautifully drawn, with many almost too many wonderfully evocative descriptive passages I was transported.To a small, remote Greek island, where a woman s body has washed up on the shore She was a local woman, and it is said that she must have jumped or fallen from the cliffs Her body is returned to her family and she is bu The Messenger of Athens proved to be what I call a watching book The kind of book that allows me to sit back and observe a whole different world.It is a world that is beautifully drawn, with many almost too many wonderfully evocative descriptive passages I was transported.To a small, remote Greek island, where a woman s body has washed up on the shore She was a local woman, and it is said that she must have jumped or fallen from the cliffs Her body is returned to her family and she is buried Life goes on.But then a stranger arrivesMy name, he said in Hermes Diakatos I have been sent from Athens to help you in your investigations into the death of Irini Asimkopou...

  3. It took me a long time to get into this book, and it was only the fact that it was supplied to me by the publisher that kept me going First up the writing is beautiful vivid descriptions of the scenery, the weather and the sets that the story took place in Basically a woman dies under mysterious circumstance on a small Greek island, a did she fall or was she pushed scenario An investigator named Hermes Diaktoros but referred to as the fat man throughout the book arrives from the mainlan It took me a long time to get into this book, and it was only the fact that it was supplied to me by the publisher that kept me going First up the writing is beautiful vivid descriptions of the scenery, the weather and the sets that the story took place in Basically a woman dies under mysterious circumstance on a small Greek island, a did she fall or was she pushed scenario An investigator named Hermes Diaktoros but referred to as the fat man throughou...

  4. On the Greek island of Thiminos, a woman s body is found The locals assume she has committed suicide, and the lazy chief of police is happy to go along with this Then the mysterious Hermes Diaktoros arrives from the mainland, and begins to shake up the islanders in his search for justice.I liked the concept of this mystery a series based around the seven deadly sins, with a detective whose authority comes from an unknown place The setting is appealing and the characters have an authentic fe On the Greek island of Thiminos, a woman s body is found The locals assume she has committed suicide, and the lazy chief of police is happy to go along with this Then the mysterious Hermes Diaktoros arrives from the mainland, and begins to shake up the islanders in...

  5. Hermes Diaktoros not a policemen, not a detective Something farthan these very mundane human titles He comes from a higher authority He knows things he should not know He understands how to handle people He keeps within the confines of historical Greece, including those lands that once were part of a larger Greece.This outing for Hermes in the ...

  6. The Conductor of SoulsI enjoyed this rather unusual mystery Set in a tiny Greek island sometime in the late 1980s, I guess, the drachma is still used, there are no mobile phones , the mysterious Fat Man arrives off a ferry from Athens to investigate the apparent suicide of a young woman What he uncovers is...

  7. A bit slow to start with and I think the most intriguing mystery is actually about WHO the Athenian, Hermes Diaktoros, is And the end, I m still a little bit confused He s like an avenging angel Hermes messenger of the gods so justice was served but not in any conventional way However, in additio...

  8. Different but quite pleasant and sometimes moving.

  9. I shared this novel with one of my daughters and was looking for an opposing view point Did she enjoy thisthan I, and if so why Was this strictly Chicklit or could someone other than a girly man enjoy it I was surprised by both how much I enjoyed it and the skill of the novelist.I have not had the opportunity to travel to Greece but Anne Zouroudi makes it very appealing Her descriptive ability adds a nice element to the novel It doesn t overshadow the plot and does not read like a tra I shared this novel with one of my daughters and was looking for an opposing view point Did she enjoy thisthan I, and if so why Was this strictly Chicklit or could someone other than a girly man enjoy it I was surprised by both how much I enjoyed it and the skill of the novelist.I have not had the opportunity to travel to Greece but Anne Zouroudi makes it very appealing Her descriptive ability adds a nice element to the novel It doesn t overshadow the plot and does not read like a travel book, but rather helps the reader to immerse themselves in the elements surrounding the characters The narrative description amplifies rather than detracts Hermes Diaktroros is a very interesting central character and he brings...

  10. I was looking for a mystery by an author whose last name started with a Z and found the first book in a series featuring investigator, Hermes Diaktoros His name, of course, is that of the messenger of the Greek gods, and he often refers to his white tennis shoes as his wings He is usually referred to as the fat man throughout this book, rather than by his name.He arrives on the island of Thiminos, a small Greek island that eagerly awaits the arrival of the tourist season He announces that h I was looking for a mystery by an author whose last name started with a Z and found the first book in a series featuring investigator, Hermes Diaktoros His name, of course, is that of the messenger of the Greek gods, and he oft...