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Alms for oblivion

by Philip Gooden

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Published by Robinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Actors,
  • Nick Revill (Fictitious character),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Constable, 2003.

    StatementPhilip Gooden
    SeriesA Shakespearean murder mustery
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24974297M
    ISBN 101841198471
    ISBN 109781841198477
    OCLC/WorldCa53460238

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    Alms for Oblivion was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press volum. Will Shakespeare may be the future star of the Chamberlain's Company, but it's journeyman actor Nick Revill (The Pale Companion, , etc.) who's set to portray the hero in a performance of Will's new play, Troilus and Cressida, for the law students at the Inns of : Philip Gooden.

    Other articles where Alms for Oblivion is discussed: Simon Raven: by the part novel sequence Alms for Oblivion, which includes The Rich Pay Late (), Fielding Gray (), The Judas Boy (), Sound the Retreat (), and The Survivors (). Some characters reappear in his later seven-book series The First-Born of Egypt, which starts with Morning Star () and ends. Alms for Oblivion Arthur better blood Hawke Boone County Carmian coal damned desk dinner door duffle coat eyes face Ferdie Lax Feydal Fipps Frieda Winter girl Givney glanced glass goddamn going gray grin guess Gus Adam hair hand Hauptmann Hawke Brothers Hawke's head hell Hoag Hodge Hathaway Hollywood Honor Hovey Jeanie Jeanne Jeanne Green /5(3).


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