(From the publisher):
The year is 1434, and preparations are under way for the Corpus Christi festival in Oxford, England. Plays are a traditional part of the celebration, and Joliffe and the rest of his troupe are to perform Isaac and Abraham
. Until then, their theatrical antics are in demand by a wealthy merchant - Master Penteney - who offers them an opportunity to ply their trade for room and board.
But when the body of a murdered man is found outside the barn door where the troupe is lodging, Joliffe must raise the curtain on Penteney's mysterious past - and uncover the startling truth behind the murder...
Original title: A Play of Isaac
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Amateur
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ British Isles→ England