Borrow
Buy

The School of Night

by Alan Wall

The School of Night is the shadowy group of Elizabethans who clustered around Sir Walter Raleigh. And 'shadowy' well describes this literary novel as the plot often drifts in and out of the shadows.

Extract

Five days ago I stole the Hariot Notebooks; the evening before, Daniel Paget had died. Daniel, who was not my brother, and yet was the nearest thing to a brother I have ever had. Did his death unhinge me? I don't feel unhinged ... The blackness in my heart, that fetid ditch of sorrow and suspicion is now being burnt away.

Parallels

The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.