"A good-natured swashbuckling historical romp"
"[An] exciting adventure"
Especially powerful is the portrayal of Shakespeare as a real man, one who can bewitch the masses with his Hamlet yet cannot contain his sorrow for his own dead son
An exciting adventure
A good-natured swashbuckling historical romp
A great tale, finely woven with action, palpably real characters and terrific twists of fate
Cracking historical fiction ... A book that is a must have for all fans of the genre