You’re the author of the greatest plays of all time. But nobody knows.
And if it gets out, you’re dead.
It’s 1593, and Kit
Marlowe, the most successful playwright in Elizabethan England, is stabbed
through the eye at the age of 29. Except he isn’t. Because Marlowe is also
a secret agent. His secret service colleagues have faked his death because
protecting the Queen from Catholic assassination plots has led to his
arrest for atheism, a capital crime.
Join Kit on his journey into
exile and anonymity as he recounts the story of beer-drinking, duels and
spying that led to his losing lovers, friends and his very identity... and
wrestles with the problem that all his new work is being credited to one