May 31, 2010

Assassins of Athens by Jeffrey Siger

Assassins of Athens: A Chief Inspector Kaldis Novel by Jeffrey Siger takes place in Greece, with a crime novel featuring the hoi polloi of Greek society and the "criminal side" of nightlife in Athens. The revolutionary university student life is also part of the Athenian mix in the novel.  Inspector Andreas Kaldis has to solve the murder of a young student from a prominent family. The question is, what was the student doing in the dangerous neighborhood in which he was found? An interesting setting for this crime novel.

Teaser Tuesdays, hosted by MizB, asks you to choose two sentences at random from your current read. Include the author and title for readers. Anyone can join in.

"After all, it was life that mattered, not classes. Besides, if teachers really knew what they were talking about, they'd be doing something else." (p. 55)

17 comments:

Heather said...

They'd be doing something else... Snicker -- I love it! Thanks for visiting!

Jennifer @ Mrs. Q: Book Addict said...

Love the quote!

Book Sake said...

Hah, being a student at college right now...I love it!
Thanks for stopping by BookSake!

Audrey said...

I don't know this author, but this sounds like my kind of book! Great teaser!!
HERE is my teaser for the first day of June!

Nise' said...

Wonder what he was doing in the neighborhood as well. Great tease.

Kaye said...

Sounds intriguing. Thanks for visiting PPP today. Hope you are having a great week.

Andrea said...

Nice teaser. The book sounds interesting.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Marg said...

There's an old saying - those who can't, teach.

My teaser is here

Lisa said...

ahah! true!

Here's mine

Alayne said...

Definitely sounds like an interesting crime book. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

Jenny Q said...

That's too funny! Sounds like an interesting setting. I haven't read anything set in Greece. Happy Reading! Here's my teaser for The Smoke Thief.

fredamans said...

Great teaser! Looks like a refined read!

http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/05/teaser_31.html

kayerj said...

interesting education . . . nice teaser. thanks for stopping by. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

Karen Russell said...

Ohhh, as a college professor this makes me sad. ;) For a more light-hearted mystery teaser, here's mine: http://www.howmysterious.com/2010/06/01/teaser-tuesdays-the-bad-book-affair/

Book Bird Dog said...

Glad that teaser gave many of you a jolt! The teaser is the opinion of disaffected university students in Athens looking for an excuse not to take school seriously. Could apply to students anywhere!. Thanks all for commenting on the post!

Staci said...

Yep, those teachers don't have a clue!! LOL..just joking!! Great teaser. I work with teachers I better watch my back tomorrow!!

Darlene said...

lol- I love this teaser. I haven't heard of this book before. Hope you're enjoying it.

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