The Nine Giants (Nicholas Bracewell #4)
"Marston's wit and vivid evocation of Elizabethan London's sights and smells provide a delightfully ribald backdrop for this clever series." -Publishers Weekly ., ."all the swashbuckling thrills and romantic swagger of the blood-and-thunder tragedies that are meat and drink to Westfield's Men." -New York Times Book Review The fiery star, Laurence Firethorn, is hot for a la...more
Und meine erste Befürchtung, der Stil und die Geschichte könnten sich als langweilig erweise ...more
Set against the backdrop of mayoral elections and the rivalries that pulse through London's ...more
And the dialogue is slightly exhausting. I find myself skimming if th ...more
Bracewell is juggling the negotiations for a renewal of the the Company's contract with the Inn, the volatile emotions of two of the Company's actors in lust with the same woman, the literary hopes of a poetically-inclined waterman, and a serious case of multiple murde ...more
Father Brown stories, Sherlock Holmes). This one is set in old
London. The murder actually happens a way into the book and isn't
quite the major mystery. There's lots of fun involving a theater
company that continues throughout the book. There's romance,
mayoral politics, and some other threads that are woven into the
story - eventually all coming together at the end.
Marston writes an interesting story.
A pseudonym used by Keith Miles
AKA A.E. Marston
Keith Miles (born 1940) is an English author, who writes under his own name and also historical fiction and mystery novels under the pseudonym Edward Marston. He is known for his mysteries set in the world of Elizabethan theatr ...more