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  • Prince

  • By: Rory Clements
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Aris
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Spring 1593. England is a powder keg of rumour and fear. Plague rages, famine is rife, the ageing Queen's couriers scheme: Elizabeth's Golden Age is truly tarnished. Meanwhile Spain watches and waits - and plots. Into this turmoil a small cart clatters through the streets of London, carrying a deadly load. It is the first in a wave of horrific bombing attacks on the Dutch immigrant community that will change John Shakespeare's life for ever.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tut tut

  • By Barbara Steffensen on 08-03-16

The story zipped along at a nice pace!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-01-18

One does need to allow for the odd time a plot thread resolves itself in a convenient and fortuitous fashion, but I thoroughly enjoyed the adventure.

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