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eBook á The Laughing Hangman ì 320 pages Download õ Jonas Applegarth is a brilliant but belligerent playwright When his play The Misfortunes of Marriage is performed by Lord Westfield's Men it causes an uproar All of Applegarth's enemies attack the company Nicholas Bracewell defends the playwright loyally but alas AppleRs playhouse A second attack by the killer laughing hangman throws the actors in further disarray Nicholas is under enormous pressure not least because he is trying to rekindle his romance with Anne Hendrik by helping her to fend off an aggressive suitor His beloved company is under threat as never before and he has to call on all of his resources to rescue them Marston's wit and vivid evocation of Elizabethan London's sights and smells provide a delightfully ribald backdrop for t 375 I enjoyed this so much than the next one in the series The characters are fully fledged the plot lines interesting You need to read this remembering it is set in Elizabethan times where sentences are lengthy and why use three words to explain something when you can use ten Edward Marston is a master of his craft in producing so many historical thrillersthroughout so many different time periods I think I will reread The Fair Maid of Bohemia as I think I will enjoy it better reading in seuence I don't think this is a series to be read out of order

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Jonas Applegarth is a brilliant but belligerent playwright When his play The Misfortunes of Marriage is performed by Lord Westfield's Men it causes an uproar All of Applegarth's enemies attack the company Nicholas Bracewell defends the playwright loyally but alas Applegarth is soon found hanged by the neck It is only the first of many mysteries that Nicholas has to solve Lord Westfield's Men are furious when they are satirized by a rival children's theater company at the Blackfria This is the first Nicholas Bracewell book I have read I keep popping back to the Railway Detective series although I find it simplistic but this I think is better though still flawed The relationship with Anne is never explained for example But hats off to Edward Marston for his background research into the kidnapping of boys to serve as the king's choristers or players There was recently a television programme about this little known aspect of Tudor England and my husband was very surprised when I said I knew all about it having read this book

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The Laughing HangmanHis clever series Publishers Weekly A delightfully dazzling period piece suffused with humor wit and atmospheric drama Booklist Edward Marston under his real name Keith Miles was raised in Wales and went on to study modern history at Oxford He has been a university lecturer radio television and theatre dramatist and in addition to writing has worked as an actor and director His Elizabethan novel The Roaring Boy was a 1996 Edgar Allan Poe Award nominee for best novel He lives in Ke Yes it's formulaic but the historical dramatic background is well researched and splendidly realised