The Mystery of the Dark Lady Revealed
Hardback 288pp Illustrated
9781445602172   Product Code: 18020
She was alluring, musical, married and faithless - but who was she? Scholars have argued over the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's sonnets for centuries. As absorbing as a whodunit, this study unravels the poems' chronology and unearths clues hidden in the plays. Against a rich backdrop of Elizabethan life, it profiles the main suspects, eliminating each in turn to reveal the true identity of the woman who caused the playwright such joy and despair.