Who shot Brother Semyon Ivanivich Popov? There were only four professors in the building on the night of the shooting: a feminist theologian, a distinguished scripture scholar, an expert on the Talmud, and a young tenure-seeking professor whom Blackie compares to a silverback gorilla.
It turns out that the mystery of the locked room is simple compared to the international intrigue that swiftly develops around the case. Intelligence agents from diverse nations seem to be involved, as well as both the Sicilian and Russian mobs. Blackie soon finds himself the target of threats and actual bullets as he seeks to unravel the deepening mystery surrounding the murdered monk, whose murky secrets may stretch all the way to the Vatican itself!
Murder is more than academic in yet another delightful whodunit by one of America's most popular storytellers.
©2003 Andrew M. Greeley; (P)2003 Audio Renaissance
"A new mystery steeped in theological arcana and academic ambiguity....another supremely entertaining adventure." (Booklist)
I enjoy Scandinavian mystery and crime authors like Asa Larsson, Helene Tursten, Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum and Amaaldur Indridason just to name a few.
Oh please, give this one a listen you will not be disappointed all the Bishop Blackie stories are special.
Andrew Greely has always been one of the few authors that not has only kept my attention, but made me want to follow all of Blkackie adventures
"Very well read"
Enjoyed the book and the humor of the author. Would like to hear more of bishop Blackie adventure on audio book.
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