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ISBN-10: 1982904763

ISBN-13: 9781982904760

"Expertly crafted. A needs to learn for enthusiasts of Shakespeare and the period." Richard Foreman.

Christmas 1598.

Will Shakespeare and the Chamberlain’s males are determined. Locked in a criminal dispute with Giles Allen their landlord, they've been homeless for greater than a yr. Forbidden to take advantage of The Theatre and compelled to proportion phases with their competitors, they're going bankrupt regardless of their reputation at court.

As the hot 12 months and one more cripplingly dear court docket visual appeal looms, they secretly dismantle their playhouse - and plan to move it to the South Bank.

But because the degree comes down, catastrophe moves – there's a physique underneath it. A frozen corpse with a glance of utter horror on its face.

They summon Tom Musgrave, grasp of good judgment, hoping that he'll have the capacity to resolve the mysterious death.

But whilst Tom is going to paintings, their try to cart the dismantled theatre around the frozen Thames virtually expenditures Shakespeare his lifestyles – and divulges one more corpse. either hold coded messages which check with an historic, rarely-performed outdated play referred to as Hamlet.

Set opposed to a meticulously researched history, Tonkin’s 5th Musgrave homicide secret explores the deadly results of the political tangles of the time, attaining from war-torn eire, secretive estates within the English midlands and the good college spy-factories of Oxford and Cambridge to the lethal snake-pit that is Elizabeth’s court docket in London on the sunrise of 1599.

Praise for Peter Tonkin

‘Riveting story packed with speedy motion’ – Publishers Weekly

‘Edge-of-the-seat terror’ – Daily Post

‘Good technical aspect, plus a thrilling climax, makes this wonderful interpreting’ – Publishing News>/b>

Peter Tonkin used to be born in Northern eire, and used to be raised within the united kingdom, Holland, Germany, and the Persian Gulf. He has written 40 novels together with the Richard Mariner Series.

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