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Occupation  novelist
Nationality  Australian
Name  Gary Corby
Period  2008 - present
Role  Author
Genre  historical mystery

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Born  1963 Sydney, Australia (1963)
Books  Sacred Games, The Pericles Commission, Ionia Sanction, The Marathon Conspiracy

Notable works  The Athenian Mysteries

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Gary Corby is an Australian author of historical mysteries set in the world of Classical Greece.


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His novels feature historical figures from the time as recurring characters, notably Socrates, Pericles, and the priestess Diotima of Mantinea. The series hero is a fictional detective/agent named Nicolaos; the heroine is Diotima.

The Athenian Mysteries

  1. The Pericles Commission (2010)
  2. The Ionia Sanction (2011)
  3. Sacred Games (2013)
  4. The Marathon Conspiracy (2014)
  5. Death ex Machina (2015)
  6. The Singer from Memphis (2016)
  7. Death on Delos (2017)

Awards and nominations

  • Nominated for the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel in 2010, for The Pericles Commission.
  • Winner of the 2008 Arthur Conan Doyle Prize for new fiction in the historical mystery category for the short story The Pasion Contract.
  • References

    Gary Corby Wikipedia

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