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Author Crockett, Bryan.

Title Love's alchemy : A John Donne mystery / Bryan Crockett.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Five Star, [2015]

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Edition First Edition.
Description 391 pages ; 23 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series A John Donne mystery ; 1
Summary Donne is summoned to meet with Cecil, who suborns the struggling poet as a spy to infiltrate the underground network of English Catholics, seeking Jesuit priests. But Donne wants no part of any spying. He sets out instead to outwit Cecil as he journeys with Lady Bedford's crafty old manservant through dangerous territory, surviving plots and threats by his wits, aid from the quick-spirited Anne, and a strong dose of gallows humor.
Subject Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Fiction.
James I, King of England, 1566-1625 -- Fiction.
Espionage -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.
Conspiracies -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction
ISBN 9781432830250 (hardcover)
1432830252 (hardcover)

 
    
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