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Ruso and the demented doctor

Ruth Downie

Ruso and the demented doctor

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Published by Michael Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians -- Rome -- Fiction.,
  • Murder -- Rome -- Fiction.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.S. Downie.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6104.O94 R87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 463 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17112940M
    ISBN 109780718149444, 9780718149451
    LC Control Number2008426388


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Ruso and the demented doctor by Ruth Downie Download PDF EPUB FB2

As Ruso tries to come to grips with the injured soldiers and mad doctor of the book's title, Tilla is dealing with some ghosts of her past. Downie weaves a wonderful tale. She has a wonderfully humorous way of writing, constantly making poor Ruso not the butt of people's jokes, but the one Ruso and the demented doctor book always seems to come off second best/5(20).

N.B. R S Downie is published in the US as Ruth Downie and this book, "Ruso and the Demented Doctor", is published in the US as "Terra Incognita". It's wind-swept North Britannia, where the natives are in the mood for killing Gaius Petreius Ruso, medicus to the Twentieth Legion, has been posted to the hostile north - and thrown into a no-win situation/5(20).

This was a fun book and a quick read. It is the story of Ruso and the demented doctor book Roman medicus and his "servant" Tilla. Ruso, the Roman doctor, finds himself in the middle of a murder when he is taking his servant back to her Brigante village and hopefully to see her father again/5.

Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso is waiting for the gods to smile Ruso and the demented doctor book him. But, on a posting to the hostile Ruso and the demented doctor book of Britannia, he's in for a long wait.

Not least because the locals have a new hero who likes to strap antlers to his head and scare the Romans silly, while Ruso's slave girl, Tilla, is stubbornly refusing to identify the culprit in a police line-up/5.

"Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso is waiting for the gods to smile on him. But, on a posting to the hostile North of Britannia, he's in for a long wait. Not least because the locals have a new hero who likes to strap antlers to his head and scare the Romans silly, while Ruso's slave girl, Tilla, Ruso and the demented doctor book stubbornly refusing to identify the culprit in a police line-up.".

Army doctor Gaius Petreius is waiting for the gods to smile on him. But, on a posting to North of Britannia, he's in for a long wait. Not least because the locals have a new hero who Ruso and the demented doctor book to strap antlers to his head and scare the Romans silly, while Ruso's slave girl, Tilla, is refusing to identify the culprit in a police Range: $ - $   N.B.

R S Downie is published in the US as Ruth Downie and this book, "Ruso and the Demented Doctor", is published in the US as Terra Incognita. Army doctor Gaius /5(3K). Gaius Petreius Ruso and the demented doctor book, medicus to the Twentieth Legion, has been posted to the hostile north - and thrown into a no-win situation.

Thessalus, the current doctor at the Fort of Coria, has confessed to a grisly murder and his Prefect demands Ruso take charge of the patients and convince Thessalus to retract his confession.

'Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso is waiting for the gods to smile on him. But, on a posting to the hostile North of Britannia, he's in for a long wait. Not least because the locals have a new hero who likes to strap antlers to his head and scare the Roman Ruso and the Demented Doctor | Brotherhood Books.

N.B. R S Downie is published in the US as Ruth Downie and this book, RUSO AND THE DEMENTED DOCTOR, is published in the US as TERRA INCOGNITA. Wind-swept North Britannia, where the natives are in the mood for killing Gaius Petreius Ruso, medicus to the Twentieth Legion, has been posted to the hostile north - and thrown into a no-win situation/5(25).

N.B. R S Downie is published in the US as Ruth Downie and this book, RUSO AND THE DEMENTED DOCTOR, is published in the US as TERRA -swept North Britannia, where the natives are in the mood for killingGaius Petreius Ruso, medicus to the Twentieth Legion, has been posted to the hostile north - and thrown into a no-win situation.5/5(1).

Whilst medicine has improved, using Dr Ruso as a benchmark, the bedside manner of modern doctors has deteriorated. Ruso and the demented doctor book Ruso is always an easy read and I /5(17). Ruso and the Demented Doctor.

Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso strikes out for the uncivilized borders of Roman Britain in this highly anticipated sequel to Ruth Downie's New York Times bestselling debut. It is spring in the yearand Gaius Petreius Ruso has been stationed in the Roman-occupied province of Britannia for nearly a : Ruth Downie.

Ruso and the Demented Doctor lives up to the high standards of its predecessor, Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls (reviewed here in August ). The dry humour that was such an appealing feature of the first novel is back, as Ruso the eternal straight man gamely tries to navigate the bewildering native customs, Tilla’s self-willed independence of thought.

World of Books USA was founded in See details - Ruso and the Demented Doctor: Roman Historical Mys by Downie, R. Paperback See all 2 pre-owned listings. ruso and the demented doctor/terra incognita Ruso book 2 moves us on in the story nicely.

Now that we have been introduced to the characters of Ruso and Tilla (his former slave-cum-housekeeper), as well as a fascinating supporting cast, we are to be introduced more to the world of Roman Britain. But when Ruso is waylaid at the Fort of Coria, where a fellow doctor has confessed to a grisly murder, it's a case of out of the cauldron and into the fire.

With Tilla thrust outside the fort (and into the arms of a former lover), Ruso is landed not only with Doctor Thessalus's patients but also the tricky task.

Terra Incognita is the second book in Medicus Investigation series by Ruth Downie. It is the story of a Roman army medic and his servant named Tilla. Gaius Ruso finds himself caught up in the middle of murder when he is escorting his servant back to. Downie, R S - 'Ruso and the Demented Doctor' Hardback: pages (Mar.

) Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd ISBN: RUSO AND THE DEMENTED DOCTOR is the second in the Medicus series by R S Downie. The books are set in Roman-occupied Britain, in the north near Hadrian's Wall. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ruso and the Demented Doctor by Ruth Downie (, Paperback, Illustrated) at the.

Bank holiday weekend, so I am one day late with my book of the week - apologies to all of my avid readers. An appropriate title this week in the circumstances, Ruso snd the Demented Doctor is the second novel in the Medicus series by Ruth Downie, following 's Medicus and the Disappearing Dancing Girls, both from Michael Joseph.

Demented Particulars offers a detailed annotation of Samuel Beckett's first published novel, Murphy. This page by page account of the often unexpected details (literary, philosophical, theological, biographical and other) that went into the making of this Demented.

VITA BREVIS: “A lot of people, Doctor, think the secret of success is getting rid of your enemies. They’re wrong. The secret is being one step ahead of them.” Ruso and Tilla’s excitement at arriving in Rome with their new baby daughter soon fades when they realize that the grand facades of Read more Book VII.

RUSO AND THE DEMENTED DOCTOR - 1ªED.() autor: R. Downie editora: Penguin Books (0 avaliações) sinopse: Wind-swept North Britannia, where the natives are in the mood for killing Gaius Petreius Ruso, medicus to the Twentieth Legion, has been posted to the hostile north - and thrown into a no-win situation.

Thessalus, the current. Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls aka Medicus () Ruso and the Demented Doctor aka Terra Incognita () Ruso and the Root of All Evils aka Persona Non Grata () Ruso and the River of Darkness aka Caveat Emptor () Semper Fidelis () Tabula Rasa () Vita Brevis () Memento Mori ().

Ruth Downie (born 18 AprilNorth Devon, United Kingdom) is a British author best known for her mysteries featuring the “reluctant sleuth”, Gaius Petreius Ruso, that are placed in the Roman world. Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls (), published as Authority control: GND:ISNI:.

Ruso and the Demented Doctor (), Medicus (), Ruso and the River of Darkness (). N.B. R S Downie is published in the US as Ruth Downie and this book. Order of Medicus Investigation Books The Medicus Investigation series is a series of historical mystery novels by British novelist Ruth Downie.

Gaius Petreius Ruso is a military doctor, who transfers to the 20th Legion in the remote Britannia port of Deva (now Chester, England) to start over after a bad divorce and his father’s death. Previously published in the UK as Ruso and the Demented is spring in the year ofand Hadrian has been Emperor of Rome for less than a year.

After getting involved with the murders of local prostitutes in the town of Deva, Doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso needs to get out of town, so has volunteered for a posting with the Army on the volatile border where the Roman.

The second novel (Terra Incognita/Ruso and the Demented Doctor) was somewhat darker to my mind, following the escapades of our favourite pair in the north, among the forts on the Stanegate where the emperor’s wall will soon take shape.

There are eight full-length novels: MEDICUS (the first story, formerly 'Medicus/Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls' in the UK and Australia) TERRA INCOGNITA ('Ruso and the Demented Doctor') PERSONA NON GRATA ('Ruso and the Root of All Evils') CAVEAT EMPTOR ('Ruso and the River of Darkness') SEMPER FIDELIS (at last, only one title!).

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Ruso and the Demented Doctor. Downie. 16 Apr Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. The Healing Arts. Downie. 16 Mar Hardback. "Published in the United Kingdom with the title Ruso and the demented doctor by Penguin Books Ltd. in "--T.p. is spring in the year ofand Hadrian has been Emperor of Rome for less than a : Ruth Downie.

Book of the week and Bibliography - Ruth Downie, Ruso and the Demented Doctor Bank holiday weekend, so I am one day late with my book of the week - apologies to all of my avid readers.

An appropriate title this week in the circumstances, Ruso snd the Demented Doctor is the second novel in the Medicus series by Ruth Downie, following 's. Follow Ruth Downie and explore their bibliography from 's Ruth Downie Author Page. Terra Incognita (‘Ruso and the Demented Doctor’) Persona non Grata (‘Ruso and the Root of All Evils’) Caveat Emptor (‘Ruso and the River of Darkness’) Semper Fidelis (at last, only one title everywhere!) Ruth is not the RS Downie who writes real medical textbooks.

Absolutely none of the medical advice in the Ruso books should be. One of us is a Legionary medic and the other one isn't. The books are: Medicus (AKA Ruso and the Disap pearing Dancing Girls in the UK). You can read the first two Terra Incognita (Ruso and the Demented Doctor) Persona non Grata (Ruso and the Root of All Evils) Caveat Emptor (Ruso and the River of Darkness) Semper Fidelis has the same.

For the sequel to Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls and Ruso and the Demented Doctor, R S Downie gives us Ruso and the Root of All Evils which follows its predecessors (both of which were bestsellers) admirably.

Following his previous adventures, our protagonist is content in his life in Britannia with his slave (and lover), Tilla. The latest book is MEMENTO MORI (March ) and the previous seven are; MEDICUS (the first story, formerly ‘Medicus/Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls’ in the UK and Australia) TERRA INCOGNITA (‘Ruso and the Demented Doctor’) PERSONA NON GRATA (‘Ruso and the Root of All Evils’) CAVEAT EMPTOR (‘Ruso and the River of Darkness’).

The good folk at Bloomsbury USA have gone positively wild celebrating the release of 'Caveat Emptor.' They've now made the second Ruso adventure, 'Terra Incognita', briefly available in e-book form in North America for a mere 99 cents. Sorry I don't have the links but I'm assuming it's the same sources as before - Nook, Continue reading.

Explore books by R. Pdf. Downie with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £  Courtesy of Bloomsbury Books Ltd. (Paperback) My Star Rating: download pdf. The latest book is MEMENTO MORI (March ) and the previous seven are; MEDICUS (the first story, formerly ‘Medicus/Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls’ in the UK and Australia) TERRA INCOGNITA (‘Ruso and the Demented Doctor’) PERSONA NON GRATA (‘Ruso and the.Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso is ebook for the gods to smile on him.

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