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The Oxford Murders

Guillermo Martinez - Author

Sonia Soto - Translator

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ISBN 9780143037965 | 208 pages | 26 Sep 2006 | Penguin | 5.03 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
Awards
  • Planeta Prize
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Two mathematicians must join forces to stop a serial killer in this spellbinding international bestseller

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.

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)


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