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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Madman of Venice
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'The London home of Matthew Ashby is visited by the beautiful, famous half-Venetian musician, Emilia Lanier, begging him for help. A young Venetian girl, Sarah, has been accused of witchcraft by a wealthy merchant's wife, and has since disappeared. Is she in hiding? Or worse - kidnapped or murdered? So with his daughter, Celia, and his clerk, Ned, Matthew Ashby sets off for Venice and into a greater mystery than could ever be imagined. They must draw on all their wits and ingenuity to find allies in unexpected places. When Master Ashby is kidnapped, Ned and Celia have to race against the clock to find him as well as Sarah - but nothing is as it seems, not least the mysterious Madman of Venice ...' (Publisher's blurb)

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • Inspired by The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Sequel to The Tempestuous Voyage of Hopewell Shakespeare.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hodder Children's Books ,
      2009 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 April 2009.
      ISBN: 9780340883655

Works about this Work

Untitled Christian Mondeil , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 3 2009; (p. 57-58)

— Review of The Madman of Venice Sophie Masson , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Christian Mondeil , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 3 2009; (p. 57-58)

— Review of The Madman of Venice Sophie Masson , 2009 single work novel
Last amended 7 Mar 2018 09:40:26
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  • Venice,
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    Italy,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1600-1699
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