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Death of an Elgin Marble

Author: David Dickinson
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The British Museum in Bloomsbury is home to one of the Caryatids, a statue of a maiden that acted as one of the six columns in a temple which stood on the Acropolis in ancient Athens. Lord Elgin had brought her to London in the nineteenth century, and even though now she was over 2,300 years old, she was still rather beautiful - and desirable. Which is why Lord Francis Powerscourt finds himself summoned by the British Museum to attend a most urgent matter. The Caryatid has been stolen and an inferior copy left in her place. Powerscourt agrees to handle the case discreetly - but then comes the first death: an employee of the British Museum is pushed under a rush hour train before he and the police can question him. What had he known about the statue's disappearance? And who would want such a priceless object? Powerscourt and his friend Johnny Fitzgerald undertake a mission that takes them deep into the heart of London's Greek community and the upper echelons of English society to uncover the bizarre truth of the vanishing lady...


The Comprehensive Dictionary of Biography

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Down to a Sunless Sea

Author: Mathias B. Freese
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"Down to a Sunless Sea" plunges the reader into uncomfortable situations and into the minds of troubled characters. Each selection is a different reading experience-poetic, journalistic, nostalgic, wryly humorous, and even macabre. An award-winning essayist and historical novelist, Mathias B. Freese brings the weight of his twenty-five years as a clinical social worker and psychotherapist into play as he demonstrates a vivid understanding of-and compassion toward-the deviant and damaged.


Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia

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Cyclopaedia of Biography

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A Brief Account of the Marbles collected by Lord Elgin at Athens c now deposited in the British Museum

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The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere

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The Elgin Marbles

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Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia

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The British museum Elgin and Phigaleian marbles by sir H Ellis

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