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Shakespearean whodunnits

Author: Michael Ashley; William Shakespeare
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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A collection of Shakespearean detective stories featuring such private eyes as Falstaff, Mark Antony and Orlando. The cases they investigate range from the death of Romeo and Juliet to Cleopatra's suicide.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ashley; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 0786704829 9780786704828
OCLC Number: 37398064
Notes: "First published in the UK by Robinson Publishing Ltd. 1997."
Mystery stories adapted from Shakespeare's plays.
Description: x, 422 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: Shakespeare's mysteries / Mike Ashley --
King John: When the dead rise up / John T. Aquino --
Richard II: The death of kings / Margaret Frazer --
Henry IV: A villainous company / Susanna Gregory --
Henry V: The death of Falstaff / Darrell Schweitzer --
Henry VI: A serious matter / Derek Wilson --
Richard III: A shadow that dies / Mary Reed & Eric Mayer --
Coriolanus: Mother of Rome / Molly Brown --
Timon of Athens: Buried fortune / Peter T. Garratt --
Julius Caesar: Cinna the poet / Tom Holt --
Cymbeline: Imogen / Paul Barnett --
King Lear: Serpent's tooth / Martin Edwards --
Macbeth: Toil and trouble / Edward D. Hoch --
Hamlet: A sea of troubles / Steve Lockley --
A midsummer-night's dream: A midsummer eclipse / Stephen Baxter --
Much ado about nothing: Much ado about something / Susan B. Kelly --
The winter's tale: Who killed Mamillius? / Amy Myers --
Twelfth night: This is Illyria, Lady / Kim Newman --
Romeo and Juliet: Star-crossed / Patricia A. McKillip --
The two gentlemen of Verona: The banished men / Keith Taylor --
The taming of the shrew: The shrewd taming of Lord Thomas / Mary Monica Pulver --
Othello: Not wisely, but too well / Louise Cooper --
As you like it: Murder as you like it / F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre --
The merchant of Venice: the house of Rimmon / Cherith Baldry --
Epilogue: All is true: An ensuing evil / Peter Tremayne --
All the plays: The collaborator / Rosemary Aitken.
Responsibility: edited by Mike Ashley.

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A collection of Shakespearean detective stories featuring such private eyes as Falstaff, Mark Antony and Orlando. The cases they investigate range from the death of Romeo and Juliet to Cleopatra's suicide.

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