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Last Act in Palmyra
(ISBN: 0-89296-625-4)

Author(s): Davis, Lindsey Pages: 473
Publisher: Mysterious Press (Time-Warner) Date of Publication: 1996
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome, Syria Period: reign of Vespasian (Code: 7c1)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: y First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: M. Didius Falco
Subject: On a two-fold mission, Falco stumbles on a murder in Petra and gets blamed for it. A circus troupe is involved.
Unique Qualities: 6th in series. Go to http://www.thenet.co.uk/~hickafric/ldavis.html for a Lindsey Davis Web Page
Rating: Heli: 4 of 4 stars; Although the story began slowly, the tour of the East was quite interesting and the story picked up speed and interest. Falco and Helen even stopped squabbling! My favorite part was attributing the plot of 'Hamlet' to Falco. (R Breindel)

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