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Christopher Marlowe


HISTORY PLAY The Lives and Afterlife of Christopher Marlowe What if Christopher Marlowe staged his own death, fled to the Continent and went on to write the works we now attribute to Shakespeare? Working with hard facts and a healthy dose of conjecture, History Play questions the purpose of biography in a daring, imaginative narrative. […]



Praise for AS GOOD AS GOD, AS CLEVER AS THE DEVIL The impossible life of Mary Benson ‘an utterly absorbing biography….devilishly good’ -Alexandra Harris in The Guardian ‘this fascinating book does a brilliant job of revealing just how permissive Victorian society actually was’ -Daisy Goodwin in The Sunday Times  ‘rich and utterly engaging’ -Kate Williams in BBC History Magazine […]



Rodney Bolt writes biography and historical fiction. His books are known for their engaging, readable style, and for rich and penetrating research, lightly borne. As ‘Britta Bolt’ (together with lawyer Britta Böhler) he writes crime novels, set in Amsterdam. He is published by Bloomsbury , Atlantic Books and Mulholland Books. /////////////////////////////// Recent Books Britta Bolt / Britta Bolt is […]