(E–pub) Deaths Duel BY Garry OConnor
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of sixteenth century He even goes further depicting Elizabeth herself as secretly a Roman Catholic herself even as she has Catholics arrestedPolitics Of Sixteenth Century
tortured in order to preserve her own power in aa society struggling among adherents of still nasc. Vinced he is a Catholic rebel Donne is forced Into A Duel And To a duel And to dismay he ills his Scottish rival Donne doesn’t Men's Style Hacks know which way to turn and soon he is pursued by unknown forces who want justice for the crime he has committed Things are complicated further by the machinations of his mistress the cold hearted yet tantalizing Kate Ferrars who tempts him to a fate worse than self destruction As the tortured poet wriggles this way and that to escape his mysterious fate a series of mounting climaxes brings this authentic and majestic tale to a fitting and macabre end Based on meticulous research by an acclaimed biographer of Shakespeare this is anife edged psychological thriller of Elizabethan England In best macabre style of that glorious period it is packed with tormentors and victims and.and tortured in order to preserve her own power in aa society struggling among adherents of
Ent Church of England and Calvinist puritans who were GROWING IN POWER AND DESTROYING EVERYONE IN THEIR PATH in power and destroying everyone in their path have not studied Donne s life or growing in power
destroying everyone in their path I have not studied Donne s life or so I cannot the likelihood of this scenario but this novel gives a fun view into court politics parties and people of the time and at least one possible storylin. Not least a portrait of Richard Topcliffe the most evil man in England the scourge of Papists and the ueen’s torturer Garry O’Connor was a former director at the Royal Shakespeare Company He became a writer and a theatre critic and wrote several books including William Shakespeare A Popular Life Darlings of the Gods A Year in the Life of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh and The Pursuit of Perfection The Life of Maggie Teyte Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publisher For information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at wwwendeavourpresscom Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks Follow us on Twitter EndeavourPress and on Facebook via We are always interested in hearing from our readers Endeavour Press believes that the future is .and destroying everyone in their path I have not studied Donne s life or so I cannot
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Death s Duel is an interesting take on a biographical novel of John Donne using his poetry to extrapolate his loves loyalty faith and inner thoughts and motivations O Connor sees Donne as an Elizabethan playboy courtier frustrated in his one true love and ever conflicted between his Catholic upbringing and the Protest. 1586 Fear and distrust are eating out the heart of Elizabethan England Around half
of the people in England were reckoned to be Catholics but they are being hunted down and persecuted and anythe people in England were reckoned to be Catholics but they are being hunted down and persecuted and any are seen to be harbouring them are put to the death To tap the priests who tried to minister to them – or to the noble families who tried to minister to them – or to the noble families who their figureheads – an army of spies blackmailers informers and law enforcers has been enlisted John Donne the famous love poet and later Dean of St Paul’s is torn between damning his soul and renouncing his Catholic heritage or damning his body by going against his ueen and country and failing to practice the Protestant faith In the intense ‘witch hunt’ which follows he becomes black listed as someone to watch out for After being set upon by a young man con.