Shakespearean Detectives Author:Mike Ashley (Editor) Wonderfully entertaining mysteries, murder, and all-round mayhem abound in this second volume of stories set in the world of Shakespeare's plays. Following on the success of Shakespearean Whodunits, editor Mike Ashley has put together another, equally inventive collection, completing the canon of the bard's plays and poems and incl... more »uding 'forgotten' works such as Arden of Feversham and A Yorkshire Tragedy, together with others attributed to him.
All the stories included have been specifically written for the book, and are by masters of the medieval mystery.
Any Myers on the real life murder at Arden of Feversham
Margaret Frazer who unveils the mayhem of Titus Andronicus
Peter Garratt who set Hamlet on the trial of the lost play Love's Labour's Won
Stephen Baxter looks at how history might have unfolded in a plot against Henry VIII
Tom Holt discovers who killed Enobarbus in Antony & Cleopatra
Sam Nicholls reveals the darker secrets of Shakespeare's childhood
Cherith Baldry discovers Falstaff the Detective
Gail-Nina Anderson finds something nasty in the flower-bed in Measure for Measure
whilst Shakespeare is in turn villain, victim and investigator in stories by John Aquino, Edward D. Hoch and Peter Timlett.
With further revelations by Paul Barnett, Margaret Frazer, David Langford, Darrell Schweitzer and Peter Tremayne here is another Bardic bonanza.« less