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Medicus by Ruth Downie
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Feb 27, 11

bookshelves: historical-fiction, mystery
Read on February 21, 2011

A Roman Army doctor in Britain in the time of Hadrian investigates the murders of some barmaids/prostitutes, acquires a baffling female slave, and attempts to, if not become wealthy, at least break even. The characters and setting were well-done. This is the first of a series and I will be reading more.
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