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It’s lovely to be back for My Book, the Movie, for no less than the fifth time. I write a series, the Athenian Mysteries, with two regular detectives called Nicolaos and Diotima.Visit Gary Corby's blog.
Death Ex Machina is the perfect book for My Book, The Movie! Because this is a very theatrical murder.
Death Ex Machina takes place in 458BC, at the Theater of Dionysos, the world’s first theater, when plays and acting have only just been invented. A ghost is haunting the theater, and it’s Nico and Diotima’s job to rid the theater of the ghost, plus solve a murder that happens along the way.
Casting this for a movie is going to be fun, because most of the ancient world’s greatest playwrights are characters in the book. So let’s begin.
The play in the book is Sisyphus, King of Corinth. It was written by none other than Sophocles.
The best actor to play Sophocles is none other than...[read on]
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