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The Theban Mysteries By Amanda Cross

The Theban Mysteries by Amanda Cross

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The fourth mystery novel in Amanda Cross's bestselling Kate Fansler series.

The Theban Mysteries Summary

The Theban Mysteries by Amanda Cross

Literature professor and amateur sleuth Kate Fansler is taking a well-earned sabbatical with her new husband, Reed. However, her martini filled evenings are soon interrupted by a desperate appeal from her former and beloved Theban School to cover classes on Antigone.

Not wanting to deprive students from Antigone's brilliance she rushes to New York, finding the Greek heroine's subversive will mirrored in her students who are caught up in the rebellion of protests, sex, and drugs.

All is fun and chaos until a dead body is discovered in the old school building, can Kate get to the bottom of this sinister literary allusion?

Amanda Cross's The Theban Mysteries will take you back to your school years and capture your attention till the very end.

Follow amateur sleuth Kate Fansler in this gripping murder mystery series, continuing with The Question of Max and No Word From Winifred.

The Theban Mysteries Reviews

A mystery of classic proportions to challenge Kate Fansler, "an amateur detective in the finest tradition" * New York Times *

About Amanda Cross

Carolyn G. Heilbrun (1926-2003) attended Wellesley College, class of 1947, and later received her graduate degrees in English Literature from Columbia University, where she joined the faculty in 1960, retiring in 1992 as the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities. She authored nine scholarly books in the fields of feminist literary criticism and autobiography. As Amanda Cross, she wrote fourteen academic mystery novels and several short stories, featuring Kate Fansler, an English professor and amateur sleuth.

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The Theban Mysteries by Amanda Cross
Pan Macmillan
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