The Wanton Angel

The Wanton Angel Westfield s Men are flying high after a performance of The Insatiate Duke However victory is bittersweet as they are soon faced with dissolution were it not for one of the company s rising stars they

  • Title: The Wanton Angel
  • Author: Edward Marston
  • ISBN: 9780312203917
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Westfield s Men are flying high after a performance of The Insatiate Duke However, victory is bittersweet as they are soon faced with dissolution were it not for one of the company s rising stars they have acquired a new benefactor However, before they have the chance to unmask this guardian angel, one of the group is found brutally murdered.

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    • Linda says:

      Here we are again in Elizabethan England with the theater company Westfield’s Men, who are in danger of losing their livelihood. Marwood, their surly landlord, wants them gone because his daughter has become pregnant and he is sure some member of the company is responsible. In addition, the Privy Council has ordered all inn yard theaters closed, and will allow only two playhouses to remain in London, one on each side of the river. A new member of the troupe, Sylvester Pryde, finds a generous b [...]

    • Richard says:

      Potential law to limit the theaters in London to two. Good stuff in the plays and the action.

    • Cat. says:

      Another in the series about the Elizabethan theatre group, this one finds Westfield's Men almost moving to their own theatre (instead of playing in the forecourt of an inn) and almost being sold to another patron. Interesting in the sense that it shows that there were many other troupes of actors around London, not just a couple.

    • Vicky Thomasson says:

      Although these books are very samey (a new member of the company gets murdered, they have to leave the Queens Head for one reason or another), I thoroughly enjoy them and love revisiting Westfields Men. This one was just as good as the other 9.

    • Charlie Clark says:

      good book

    • Heidi says:

      Love this series!

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