(E–pub/Pdf) The School of Night AUTHOR Louis Bayard

  • Hardcover
  • 338
  • The School of Night
  • Louis Bayard
  • English
  • 05 July 2019
  • 9780805090697

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Download Å E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ä Louis Bayard The School of Night Read & Download º E-book, or Kindle E-pub An ancient mystery a lost letter and a timeless love unleash a long buried web of intrigue that spans four centuries In the late sixteenth century five brilliant scholars gather under the cloak of darkness to discuss God politics astronomy and the black arts Known as the School of Night they meet in secret to avoid the wrath of ueen Elizabeth But one of the men Thomas Harriot has secrets of his own secrets he shares with one person only the servan. I noticed that a few reviewers gave The School of Night a low rating because they felt it wasn t as good as other Louis Bayard books they d read If that s the case I can t wait to read them because I thought School was great Part historical fiction part thriller treasure hunt love story secret societies it s got it all The story goes back and forth between 2009 and Elizabethan England with the current day characters trying to solve a mystery left by the characters from the past You ll meet some familiar faces along the way like Sir Walter Raleigh and Kit Marlowe and some maybe not so familiar like Thomas Harriot whom the story revolves around The School of Night was a great ride from start to finish for me and I recommend it to everyone

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Download Å E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ä Louis Bayard The School of Night Read & Download º E-book, or Kindle E-pub Alchemy; it most certainly will prove the existence of the group of men whom Shakespeare dubbed the School of Night but about whom little is known Joining Henry in his search for the letter is Clarissa Dale a mysterious woman who suffers from visions that only Henry can understand In short order Henry finds himself stumbling through a secretive world of ancient perils caught up in a deadly plot and ensnared in the tragic legacy of a forgotten geni. Fast paced with some plot twists not all of which were particularly believable

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Download Å E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ä Louis Bayard The School of Night Read & Download º E-book, or Kindle E-pub T woman he lovesIn modern day Washington DC disgraced Elizabethan scholar Henry Cavendish has been hired by the ruthless antiuities collector Bernard Styles to find a missing letter The letter dates from the 1600s and was stolen by Henry's close friend Alonzo Wax Now Wax is dead and Styles wants the letter back But the letter is an object of interest to others too It may be the clue to a hidden treasure; it may contain the long sought formula for. Excellent book decided to read it after I read and thoroughly enjoyed the second in the All Souls Trilogy written by historian and author Deborah Harkness Her Shadow of Night set in Elizabethan England touched upon this band of famous men and prompted me to seek out other historical fiction on the subject I felt thorougly engrossed in the time and place and well educated on these seemingly forgotten historical figures especially Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland and Thomas Harriot Recommend it