From the Jamestown Shakespeare Manuscripts comes the first hard-boiled detective story ever written; possibly, the most thrilling. In 1588, in Venice, the daughter of a white senator eloped with the commander of the armed forces, an African, and fled to the island of Crete. Her father, Signore Brabantio, hired Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) - poet, university wit, playwright, atheist, homosexual, and government agent - to find her and bring her home. Here is a gumshoe case that has it all - scandal, gold, pearls, a magic totem, a doting patriarch, a husband war-hero, a cross-dressed lover, a rosy-cheeked boy, a femme fatale, a stupid constable, ethical ambiguities, and five violent deaths - all five cases being solved before breakfast. And it is a true story....
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