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The roaring boy: an Elizabethan mystery

The roaring boy: an Elizabethan mystery

Marston, Edward, author

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

Paperback, Book. English. Crime. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Allison & Busby, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Edward Marston
ISBN: 0749015853, 9780749015855
Note: Originally published: 1995.
Physical Description: 317 pages ; 20 cm.
Series: The Bracewell mysteries
Subject: Bracewell, Nicholas (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Great Britain History Elizabeth, 1558-1603 Fiction.
Series Title: Bracewell mysteries.