The Slicing Edge of Death by Judith Cook

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This historical thriller presents a chilling yet plausible solution to the four-hundred-year-old puzzle surrounding the mysterious death of the reckless and scandalous Elizabethan playwright, Christopher Marlowe.
 

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Judith Cook is a crime writer and investigative journalist.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Saint Martin's Press, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.. 208 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Another look at the tantalizingly unsolved murder of Christopher Marlowe, focusing on the motives provided by the playwright's membership in Sir Francis Walsingham's Cambridge Spies and Sir Walter Raleigh's School of the Night, a coven of dangerously freethinking young bucks.

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Published as a mystery, this historical novel offers a fictional explanation for the death of Elizabethan playwright and poet, Christopher Marlowe. Cook expands on real-life theories that connect Marl

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