Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Berkley Trade (January 2008)
Location: The Walters Parlor, 5 West Mount Vernon Place
Admission: Free for members, non-members $5
Dr. Vesuvia Adelia Rachel Ortese Aguilar of Salerno, a medieval coroner, has been hired secretly by King Henry II to find out who is behind the horrific murders of Christian children in Cambridge. Prominent local Jews stand accused but Henry wants them freed, mostly for the sake of their tax revenue. As Adelia examines the children's bodies and gets to know the people of Cambridge, she has no trouble assembling a long list of suspects.
Join us for this summer for an intimate discussions of mysterious and exciting books. Purchase this book in the museum store! Members receive a 10% discount.
For more information or to register for the Book Club, call Elissa Winer at 410-547-9000, ext. 335.