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The Playmaker

By: J.B. Cheaney
Format: eBook
Imprint: Yearling
ISBN: 9780307559111
01/16/2009 - $5.99
Categories: Historical - Europe, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Performing Arts,

The year is 1597. Elizabeth is queen. Shakespeare and the Lord Chamberlain’s Men are packing London’s Globe Theatre. And the severed heads of Catholic insurgents are impaled on the Tower’s gates. One 14-year-old boy should arouse no one’s interest.

But within a week of his arrival, Richard Malory is robbed, beaten, and threatened at knifepoint. Someone wants him to leave London, and Richard is determined to find out why. There’s only one place he’ll be safe: as an actor on the stage. As he begins to unravel the traitorous plot that has ensnared him, Richard must make a difficult decision. Will he play the part set out for him—or can he become the playmaker of his own life?


From the Trade Paperback edition.