This is a detective story based in Elizabeth 1 reign based on some historical facts. I Really enjoyed the way the novel and the history mixed together..Show More ». Not mad about the narrator - not bad but have had better. Overall a really good listen.
The narrator doesn't appear to have a grasp of the correct accents. Irish and Scottish ascents are very different and this does let the narration down..Show More ». The narrator's own Midlands accent comes through when it shouldn't and he had chosen a very odd way of portraying Walsingham. Those used to C.J. Sansom will not like this series. Those not heard of Sansom must, must, must listen to the unabridged Shardlake series. Shardlake wipes the floor with Shakespeare and the author stays true to historical fact. I am decidedly underwhelmed by the Shakespeare series.
I thoroughly enjoyed the book. A gripping story line and believable characters. The narration was perfectly balanced and the voices well matched to th..Show More »e character. I will read the next book in the series
Found the characters overblown, the story confusing, and this writer has obviously never travelled from Stratford to Sheffield. If he had, he would re..Show More »alise you couldn't get there in one day on a horse. Come on! It'd take about two weeks, as Sheffield is situated in seriously rough country. Crossing Snake Pass is a hard road even in a car. Coming up the east coast would take ages. Research next time? Sheffield's a great place to visit!