The Oxford Murders

Guillermo Martinez (Author) Sonia Soto (Translator)
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Description

Two mathematicians must join forces to stop a serial killer in this spellbinding international bestseller

A paperback sensation in Argentina, Spain, and the United Kingdom, The Oxford Murders has been hailed as a remarkable feat (Time Out London) and its author as one of Argentina's most distinctive voices (The Times Literary Supplement). It begins on a summer day in Oxford, when a young Argentine graduate student finds his landlady-an elderly woman who helped crack the Enigma Code during World War II -murdered in cold blood. Meanwhile, a renowned Oxford logician receives an anonymous note bearing a circle and the words the first of a series. As the murders begin to pile up and more symbols are revealed, it is up to this unlikely pair to decipher the pattern before the killer strikes again.

Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
September 26, 2006
Pages
197
Dimensions
5.06 X 7.82 X 0.55 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143037965

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About the Author

Guillermo Martรญnez was born in Argentina in 1962. Since 1985 he has lived in Buenos Aires, where he earned a PhD in mathematical science. He is the author of several highly acclaimed novels and short story collections, including the international bestseller The Oxford Murders.

Reviews

A scholarly whodunit... anyone who loves a good mystery can share the quest. (The New York Times Book Review)

The mix of mathematics and murder mystery makes for a powerful cocktail. (The Guardian, London)