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Fools and mortals : a novel

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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In the heart of Elizabethan England, Richard Shakespeare dreams of a glittering career in one of the London playhouses, a world dominated by his older brother, William. But he is a penniless actor, making ends meet through a combination of a beautiful face, petty theft and a silver tongue. As William's star rises, Richard's onetime gratitude is souring and he is sorely tempted to abandon family loyalty. So when a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Thrillers (Fiction)
Thrillers (Fiction.)
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 9780062250872 0062250876 9780007504121 0007504128 0007504152 9780007504152 9780007504145 0007504144
OCLC Number: 983417902
Description: 370 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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A dramatic new departure for international bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, FOOLS AND MORTALS takes us into the heart of the Elizabethan era, long one of his favourite periods of British history.  Read more...
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`Sharp and funny ... His combination of wit, adventure and deft characterisation succeeds triumphantly' THE TIMES `Fools and Mortals is a delight. Witty and knowledgeable in its evocation of Read more...

 
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