La Caverna De Las Ideas/ The Cave of Ideas by Jose Carlos Somoza, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. La caverna de las ideas ist bislang das einzige Buch, das ich von Somoza I would agree with that, but with the qualification that Somoza’s book is a lot less. The Athenian Murders is an historical mystery novel written by Spanish author José Carlos Somoza. Originally published in Spain under the title La caverna de las ideas (The Cave of Ideas) in , it was translated into English in by Sonia Soto. The Athenian Murders is Somoza’s first novel to be published in English.

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The Athenian Murders by José Carlos Somoza

It’s pure poetry in parts. This book was a surprise to me. Feb 23, Tanja rated it really liked it Shelves: Die Eidesis ist mithin eine Art Geheimschrift. They believe that he was not killed by wolves and that his death was no accident. Casa Capitular Dune Frank Herbert.

Crantor, an errant philosopher and friend of Heracles, revealed a god-like being, the Translator. I felt almost like the translator, like I was being called out: I’m trying hard not to write spoilers, so I’m just going to say that it has been a very long time since I read anything with dieas many levels, that many ideas and that much inspiration. Heracles sets out to find the truth… But this is nothing more than a novel, an ancient Greek work by an anonymous writer.


Sinuhe, el Egipcio Mika Waltari. It is worth finishing, however, not only to learn “whodunit,” but also to see how events play out on the metafictional level of the text.

Editorial Alfaguara April 5, Language: Paperbackpages. The more I read, the more the features of the text really messed with me.

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Perhaps because, as I mentioned, it does not require as much work from the reader as Pale Fire. There is an argument which holds good against the man who ventures to put anything whatever into writing on questions of this nature; it has often before been stated by me, and it seems suitable for the present occasion.

He felt that should an eidetic text, such as this novel, evoke the same ideas in each reader it would then prove that ideas have a separate, independent reality.


La Caverna De Las Ideas/ The Cave of Ideas

It’s “The Sixth Sense,” but rendered in prose and about a thousand times better. In classical Athens, one of the pupils of Plato’s Academy is found dead. As they begin to dig, more corpses turn up in ancient Athens. Suspecting this wasn’t an accident, his teacher asks Herakles, the Decipherer of Enigmas, to investigate.

Jul 28, Smoza Davies rated it it was amazing.

It’s a quest for truth. Jul 22, Scurra rated it it was amazing Shelves: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. As he goes along, he becomes convinced that the ancient writer has hidden secret messages in the text and as he continues to translatehe finds that these secret messages begin to refer to HIM and in a threatening way! As Diagoras and Heracles investigate, more youths from the Academy are discovered brutally murdered.

Our intrepid duo sets out to solve all four murders.

I will leave it up to you to read and find out.