Pandora's Boy

Pandora's Boy is a historical novel by British writer Lindsey Davis, the sixth[1] in her Flavia Albia series. It was published by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK on 5 April 2018, (ISBN 9781473658745) and in the United States in 2018 by St. Martin's Press.[2][3]

Pandora's Boy
Cover of 2018 UK first edition
AuthorLindsey Davis
SeriesFlavia Albia
Genrehistorical fiction, crime fiction
PublisherHodder & Stoughton, St. Martin's Press
Publication date
5 April 2018
Media typePrint, e-book, audiobook, large print
Preceded byThe Third Nero 
Followed byA Capitol Death 

The tale involves the death of a young girl and during her investigation Albia "has to contend with the occult, organised crime, an unusual fertility symbol, and celebrity dining"; the Pandora of the title is a local witch.[3]

The story begins in October AD 89 and is set in Rome, on the Quirinal Hill.[4]:1

The cover of the UK hardback 1st edition shows a cracked blue glass bird credited as "vessel shaped like bird" from the Corning Museum of Glass[4]:dust jacket


  1. As at 8 October 2017 both Amazon and the publisher's site refer to it as the 5th, but Davis's site and the fact of five previous titles indicate 6th.
  2. "Pandora's Boy". Lindsey Davis website. Lindsey Davis. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  3. "Pandora's Boy". Hodder & Stoughton. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  4. Davis, Lindsey (2018). Pandora's Boy. Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-1-473-65863-9.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.