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Troubled by visions, Tom O'Bedlam, the mad son of a prominent Catholic family, wanders the London streets, where he finds evidence that his brother has launched a scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I. 40,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
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Praise for Firedrake's Eye:
"The le Carre of the sixteenth century...Her work is as subtle, as complex, and as beautifully crafted as his." --Ruth Rendell
"Firedrake's Eye...is a rich and rewarding novel." --The Washington Post Book World
"Patricia Finney...evokes the sights, sounds, and smells of Elizabethan England with remarkable fidelity." --Philadelphia Inquirer
"As engaging and inventive as any modern spy novel." --San Francisco Examiner Chronicle
"Finney spins a magical and mysterious web...this is a wonderfully atmospheric rendering of an anarchist plot brimming over with vivid details of intrigue." --Booklist
"Historical fiction in the same league as Rose Tremain's Restoration and Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose." --Cosmopolitan
"Set in Elizabethan England, it sensuously reconstructs the era's visual pomp and splendor...Historical and wholly invented figures mix easily, a tribute to the author's careful research and panoramic vision." --Publishers WeeklyAbout the Author:
Patricia Finney has been writing since she was seven. Her first novel, A SHADOW OF GULLS, was published when she was eighteen and won the David Higham Award. She has had a variety of jobs which have included editing a medical journal and newspaper journalism.
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