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A Murder in Thebes (Miriam and Simeon #2)
Never try to fool Alexander the Great...or betray him. The Thebans tried, and he burned their great city to the ground. But he left the temple of Oedipus untouched, hoping to obtain the legendary crown inside. Politically, the sacred crown may give him divine status. Privately, it will give him great personal satisfaction. Practically, it can kill him. Unless, of course, h ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 15th 1999 by St. Martin's Press
(first published December 1st 1998)
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It is about Alexander the Great and his conquering of Thebes It is also locked room mystery. Also the mystery of whether one of his generals was either murdered or committed suicide. Also there is a subplot around the iron Crown of Thebes. There are lots of references to the Oedipus Rex trilogy.
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