John Dee Papers
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  • 1
    The Bones of Avalon | Phil Rickman

    The Bones of Avalon

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Phil Rickman
    • Narrated By Seán Barrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Performance
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    It is 1560, and Elizabeth Tudor has been on the throne for a year. Dr John Dee is her astrologer and consultant in the hidden arts...a controversial appointment in these days of superstition. Now the bookish Dee has been sent to Glastonbury to find the missing bones of King Arthur. With him is his Robert Dudley, a wild card...and possibly the Queen's secret lover. The town is still mourning the gruesome execution of its abbot, Richard Whiting. But why was he killed?

    snooze

    The narrators voice is excellent but its the content that does not inspire, I have made this a book to listen to if I wish to get to sleep as it reall..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 June 2013 by nfenn ()
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    The Heresy of Dr Dee | Phil Rickman

    The Heresy of Dr Dee

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Phil Rickman
    • Narrated By Seán Barrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (30)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (28)

    It's 1560, and rumour shrouds the death of the one woman who stands between Lord Robert Dudley and marriage to the young Queen Elizabeth. Did Dudley's wife, Amy, die from an accidental fall? Or was it murder? Even Dr John Dee is uncertain. Then a rash promise to the Queen sends him to his family's old home on the Welsh Border in pursuit of a crystal credited with supernatural properties. With Dee goes Robert Dudley. They travel with the entourage of a judge sent to try a Welsh brigand with a legacy dating back to the Battle of Brynglas.

    Better

    Think this historical figure has just been plucked to fit into a fascinating story of the time weaved around some facts; but nonetheless it is very e..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 August 2015 by Jkay ()