The Reckoning: The Murder of Christopher Marlowe
J. Cape, 1992 - 413 páginas
This is a story of the Elizabethan underworld. It is a full-length investigation of the killing, tracing Marlowe's shadowy political dealings, his involvement in covert intelligence work, the charges of heresy and homosexuality against him. Critical new evidence is uncovered about his three companions on that last day in Deptford. Through Charles Nicholl's detailed research, a complex, unsettling story of entrapment and betrayal, chimerical plots and dirty tricks emerges.
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And so the fourth of the four men at Deptford slips into view in connection with
Thomas Walsingham . This is not an isolated connection , for a couple of years
later Poley and Thomas Walsingham were working together at the climax of the ...
That he was Marlowe ' s patron and Frizer ' s employer we already knew . We
now have the other two connections . He had worked with Poley in secret affairs :
Poley ' attended ' on him at Seething Lane , and delivered ' information to him ...
His connection with the Rheims priest , Stransham alias Potter , can be dated to
1586 , which is just about the time that Marlowe was involved in his pseudo -
Rheims posture at Cambridge . Another man connected with Poole in 1586 was
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LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - BlinkingSam - LibraryThing
The winner of the Crime Writers’ Association Non-fiction Gold Dagger Award in 1992 Charles Nicoll has written a fascinating literary detective story. What did happen to Kit Marlowe? Why was he killed ... Ler crítica na íntegra
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Fascinating - and very well written as well. My best non-fiction find of the year. Ler crítica na íntegra
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