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The assassin of Verona

Author: Benet Brandreth
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : ZAFFRE Publishing, 2017.
Series: William Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Threatened daily by Papal assassins, William Shakespeare and his close friends Oldcastle and Hemminges are increasingly isolated - the lies that have protected them so far beginning to wear thin. His companions want desperately to leave, but Will is tied to the city - his lover, the beautiful Isabella, is growing ever more sick. As tensions reach breaking point, their company is forced to split ..."--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benet Brandreth
ISBN: 1785761552 9781785761553
OCLC Number: 987687779
Description: 366 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: William Shakespeare

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