Franklin

The counterfeit crank : an Elizabethan mystery / Edward Marston.

Author/Creator:
Marston, Edward, author.
Publication:
London : Allison & Busby Limited, 2015. , ©2004
Format/Description:
Book
349 pages ; 20 cm
Subjects:
Bracewell, Nicholas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Lord Westfield's Men (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction.
Theatrical producers and directors -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth I, 1558-1603 -- Fiction.
Bracewell, Nicholas (Fictitious character)
Lord Westfield's Men (Fictitious characters)
Theatrical producers and directors.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
History.
Summary:
Nicholas Bracewell befriends a young beggar who is trying to eke out a living as a counterfeit crank, pretending to have spectacular epileptic fits in order to get money from gullible bystanders. When the beggar is murdered inside Bridewell, Nicholas has to pose as a beggar himself in order to get inside the notorious institution so that he can solve the crime. Counterfeiting of all kinds is exposed.
Other format:
ebook version:
ISBN:
9780749018467
0749018461
9780749015312 (ebook)
OCLC:
951214751
Publisher Number:
99981253987
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