Much Ado About Murder

Much Ado About Murder

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Baker & Taylor
Out of work because of the plague, fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and would-be thespian Symington Smythe become involved in the murder of a wealthy merchant trader by a young craftsman, a situation that inspires a new play.

McMillan Palgrave
A Shakespeare and Smythe Mystery

Shakespeare and Smythe are at it again in their third literary mystery romp set in the world of the Elizabethan theater.

The plague is in town and the theaters are closed by royal decree, so even though fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and would-be thespian and part-time ostler Symington Smythe are now fully ensconced members of a theater company, the two inadvertent shamuses of the stage world are once again, at least temporarily, out of work.

To make ends meet, Smythe resorts to smithing while Will becomes a poet for hire involved with the affairs of a certain dark lady . . . until entertainment-starved London is rocked by an apparent crime of passion with all of the requisite elements of a Greek tragedy.

But life is never as simple as a stage-bound construct, and soon the detective duo find themselves involved in an affair that makes. . .

Much Ado About Murder


Blackwell North Amer
The plague is in town and the theaters are closed by royal decree, so even though fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and would-be thespian and part-time ostler Symington Smythe are now fully ensconced members of a theater company, the two inadvertent shamuses of the stage world are once again, at least temporarily, out of work.
To make ends meet, Smythe resorts to smithing while Will becomes a poet for hire involved with the affairs of a certain dark lady ... until entertainment-starved London is rocked by an apparent crime of passion with all of the requisite elements of a Greek tragedy.
But life is never as simple as a stagebound construct, and in their new adventure the detective duo quickly find themselves involved in an affair that makes Much Ado About Murder.

Baker
& Taylor

Out of work because of the plague, fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and would-be thespian Symington Smythe become involved in the murder of a wealthy merchant trader by a young craftsman, a situation that inspires a new play. By the author of A Mystery of Errors.15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Forge, 2002
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780765302410
0765302411
Branch Call Number: MYS Hawke, S 2002
Characteristics: 237 pages ; 22 cm

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