The Malevolent Comedy

  • by Edward Marston
  • Narrated by David Thorpe
  • 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lord Westfield's Men, the most successful troupe in London and a prime target for jealousy and resentment, are plagued by a series of practical jokes. But when one of their actors is murdered, the humour turns distinctly sour.
Appalling events continue: Lawrence Firethorn, actor manager, is stalked by a mysterious lady; the sole copy of The Malevolent Comedy - the company's new play - is stolen; their leading apprentice is abducted; and there is an attempt on the life of Lord Westfield, their patron.
It's soon clear that someone more vicious than a practical joker is trying to destroy the troupe and that Nicholas Bracewell, the resourceful book holder, has an almighty struggle to save his beloved company from certain demise.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-12-2017
  • Publisher: Soundings