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Shakespeare’s Rebel

ISBN: 9781492609902

By: C.C. Humphreys

Published: 10/06/2015

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To be (or not to be) the man to save England

England’s finest swordsman and fight choreographer at the magnificent new Globe Theatre has hit rock bottom. John Lawley just wants to win back his beloved, become a decent father to his son, and help his friend William Shakespeare finish The Tragedy of Hamlet, the play that threatens to destroy him.

But all is not fair in love and war. Dogged by his three devils—whiskey, women, and Mad Robbie Deveraux—John is dragged by Queen Elizabeth herself into a dangerous game of politics, conspiracy, and rebellion. Will the hapless swordsman figure out how to save England before it’s too late?

Brimming with vivid periodic detail, Shakespearean drama, and irresistible wit, Shakespeare’s Rebel is a thrilling romp through the romantic, revolutionary times of Elizabethan England that will delight historical fiction fans and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike.

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The Martin Drunkard

February 1599

John Lawley lay in a ha’penny bed in the lowest tavern in Wapping, musing on fleas, on Irishmen, and on drums.

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“Humphreys’ thrilling Elizabethan novel reads like a Shakespeare play. Humphreys’ authentic backdrop showcases his meticulous research, but he doesn’t sacrifice romance, plot or ch...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 400 pages

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