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Fools and mortals, Bernard Cornwell

Label
Fools and mortals
Title
Fools and mortals
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
Title variation
Fools & mortals
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 priceless manuscript goes missing, suspicion falls upon Richard, forcing him onto a perilous path through a bawdy and frequently brutal London. Entangled in a high-stakes game of duplicity and betrayal which threatens not only his career and potential fortune, but also the lives of his fellow players, Richard has to call on all he has learned from the brightest stages and the darkest alleyways of the city. To avoid the gallows, he must play the part of a lifetime
Summary
The estranged younger brother of William Shakespeare observes the first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream while navigating a high-stakes game of duplicity and betrayal that threatens his acting career, his potential fortune and the lives of his fellow players
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10616287
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Fools and mortals, Bernard Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21281612
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780062250872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)983417902
Label
Fools and mortals, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21281612
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780062250872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)983417902

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