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[PDF / Epub] ☆ Deaths Duel ✩ Garry O'Connor – Songuarachando.co.uk 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 any who are 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 any who 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 were 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.

Vinced he is a Catholic rebel Donne is forced into a duel And to his dismay he kills his Scottish rival Donne doesn’t 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 a knife edged psychological thriller of Elizabethan England In best macabre style of that glorious period it is packed with tormentors and victims and.

deaths epub duel pdf Deaths Duel EpubVinced he is a Catholic rebel Donne is forced into a duel And to his dismay he kills his Scottish rival Donne doesn’t 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 a knife edged psychological thriller of Elizabethan England In best macabre style of that glorious period it is packed with tormentors and victims and.

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  1. Nicki Markus Nicki Markus says:

    ePUB Garry O'Connor ´ Deaths Duel PDF/EPUB µ ´ deaths epub, duel pdf, Deaths Duel EpubDeath's Duel caught my attention because of its subject I was familiar with some of Donne's poems but knew little about the man behind them Now obviously this is fiction and not a scholarly biography but I thought it would still make a nice introduction I found the character fascinating and the plot was nicely paced and kept me turning the pages There were a handful of typos enough to make me take note and comment o


  2. Dawn Dorsey Dawn Dorsey says:

    ePUB Garry O'Connor ´ Deaths Duel PDF/EPUB µ ´ deaths epub, duel pdf, Deaths Duel EpubDeath'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 Protestantism reuired for survival in the swirling and deadly politics of sixteenth century England He even goes further depicting Elizabeth herself as secretly a Roman Catholic herself even as she has Catholics arrested and tortured in ord


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