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Shakespearean Whodunnits

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UK Edition:
Published: 1997
Publisher: Robinson Publishing
ISBN, paperback: 1-85487-945-6
416 pages.

US Edition:
Published: 1997
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
ISBN, paperback: 0-78670-482-9
416 pages.
Size (in inches): 1.12 x 5.07 x 7.71

Shakespearean Whodunnits
Edited by Michael (Mike) Ashley.
Crimes-a-plenty tumble out of Shakespeare's plays. Suppose, for instance, that Friar Lawrence isn't available to explain the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, and that Capulet or Montague engages someone to investigate their deaths? How about King Lear: he is convinced that Cordelia is alive at the end of the play. Is the corpse Cordelia or someone else? What has happened? How did Falstaff really die in "Henry V" and who was behind his humiliation in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"? Did Cleopatra really commit suicide, or was it a set-up? Who, exactly, is the sinister visitor conjured up by Caliban in "The Tempest"?

In their ingenious tales, the likes of Falstaff and Hamlet, as well as the Bard himself, are set in hot pursuit of fresh clues and new solutions to some of the bloodiest plots and nastiest deeds hidden in Shakepeare's plays.

Tom Holt appears with the story "Cinna the Poet", read more about the plot here.

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Quote from Expecting Someone Taller

A tall man with long grey hair falling untidily over the collar of his dark blue suit leaned against the parapet eating an ice cream. Although impeccably dressed, he was palpably all wrong, and the two policemen looked at each other with pleasent anticipation.
  'Drugs?' suggested the first policeman.
  'More like dirty books,' said the other. 'If he's armed, it's my turn.'
  'It's always your turn,' grumbled his companion.
 The first policeman shrugged his shoulders. 'Oh, all right then,' he said. 'But I get to drive back to the station.'
(Tom Holt, "Expecting Someone Taller")
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