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The Roaring boy

The Roaring boy

Marston, Edward, author; Thorpe, David, 1972- narrator

A mysterious stranger appears at the Queen's Head pub following a performance by Lord Westfield's Men, a leading Elizabethan company of players. The stranger, Simon Chaloner, follows Nicholas Bracewell, the producer, and playwright Edmund Hoode home and gives them a manuscript called 'The Roaring Boy'. His drama is based on events surrounding the murder of a mathematician. When Bracewell and Hoode stage the play, the performance causes a riot, sending Hoode to prison. In order to save his men, Bracewell must solve two murders, one being that on which the play is based

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Detective and mystery stories. Audiobooks. Crime.
Published Oxford: ISIS Soundings, 2014
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  • Keighley – One available in Crime Fiction

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    192046631 Crime Fiction Audio Book Adult Fiction Available 8 Discs.


Statement of responsibility: Edward Marston
ISBN: 140794679X, 9781407946795
Note: Compact discs.
Performers: Read by David Thorpe.
Physical Description: 8 sound discs (9 hrs.) CDs : digital, stereo
Publisher Number: SCD 4800
Subject: Great Britain History Elizabeth, 1558-1603 Fiction.; Bracewell, Nicholas (Fictitious character) Fiction.