The Heresy of Dr Dee : John Dee Papers

  • by Phil Rickman
  • Narrated by Seán Barrett
  • Series: John Dee Papers
  • 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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. After the battle, many bodies were, according to legend, obscenely mutilated. Now another dead man has been found, similarly slashed.…

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Nice historical detail!

Very enjoyable! I like Phil Rickman's writing and Sean Barrett is one of my very favourite readers - so - - -!
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- Gabrielle Harvey-Jones

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 enjoyable and intriguing. Imbues Dr Dee with more character and excitement than history suggests he had but it's a story not a history paper!
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- Jkay

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-06-2013
  • Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd