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Rizzio: Darkland Tales

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Released: 01 Dec, 2021
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ISBN: #9781004061471
Narrator(s): Katie Leung
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FROM THE AWARD-WINNING DENISE MINA COMES A RADICAL NEW TAKE ON ONE OF THE DARKEST EPISODES IN SCOTTISH HISTORY - THE BLOODY MURDER OF DAVID RIZZIO. This breathtakingly tense work is a tale of sex, seduction, secrets and lies, one that looks at history through a modern lens and explores the lengths that men – and women – will go to in the search for love and power. It's Saturday evening, 9 March 1566, and Mary, Queen of Scots, is six months pregnant. She's hosting a supper party. Outside, Edinburgh is bustling. It’s full of the Great and the Good and the Idiot Sons of the Rich, here for a Parliament that will take Scotland by the shoulders and turn it from England to face Europe. Mary doesn't know that her Palace is surrounded – that, right now, an army of men is creeping upstairs to her chamber. They're coming to murder David Rizzio, her friend and secretary, the handsome Italian man who is smiling across the table at her. Mary's husband wants it done in front of her and he wants her to watch it done ... 'Bestseller Mina vividly recreates a gruesome episode from the Tudor era in this searing novella set mostly over the course of a single day, Mar. 9, 1566. Mina interjects well-wrought characterizations; this superior historical thriller reads like a real-life episode of Game of Thrones' - Publishers Weekly (starred) 'darkly compelling, riveting' -- Sam Baker 'The cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions' -- Ian Rankin 'May be Britain's finest living crime novelist' ― Daily Telegraph 'Denise Mina brilliantly manages to be funny, heart-wrenching, gut-punching and addictive all at once' --Nicci French One of the most talented, most daring, most humane writers of the past twenty years, an artist whose thrillers d'ouble as bracing moral inquiries' --A. J. Finn 'a writer of huge skill and inventiveness who blends tense, well-crafted crime fiction with social conscience and historical weight' --The Bookseller

Author(s): Denise Mina
Original Publish Date: 01 Dec, 2021

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