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Book: The Sacrificial Kyd - Part I - Apprenticeship by Christopher Griffith

Book: The Sacrificial Kyd - Part I - Apprenticeship by Christopher Griffith

categories: Book, Conspiracy, Renaissance, Reformation, England, Religion, Drama, Writing, London, Magic, Ritual, Love, Shakespeare




Christopher Griffith

about this book: • What is The Sacrificial Kyd about?
The Shakespeare Authorship Question – who wrote Shakespeare?

• What benefits does it offer my readers?
It's my take on the conspiracy theory, and it introduces readers to a playwright contemporary of Shakespeare's as well as immersing them in the world of Renaissance London

• What inspired me to write The Sacrificial Kyd?
I love Shakespeare, but I do love a good conspiracy theory too and I saw the opportunity to marry them both whilst learning more about a favourite time in history of mine

• Who is it intended for?
It's literary fiction and written in quite an ornate style but the story does rollick along so anyone who's interested in mysteries and thrillers might also be interested

• How long did I take to write it?
Eight months

• How did I come up with the title?
The protagonist, Thomas Kyd, is manipulated and controlled by the government so I put a spin on that

• Why did I choose this cover?
It's Part I – Apprenticeship so what better cover to choose than one of rebirth, Spring?

• What was the hardest part of writing The Sacrificial Kyd?
Trying to feed the research into the story without it showing – I think I failed!

• Did I do research for it?
A mammoth amount – I read widely round the history of the period as well as many plays written for the stage at that time

• Did I learn anything from it?
Yes – conspiracy theories are like black holes but with tentacles that drag you into their nothingness too

• What do I want to say to my readers?
I really hope you enjoy the book, and if so tell the world!!


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