Rodney Bolt's brilliant tongue-in-cheek post 1593 biography of Christopher Marlowe.
Daryl Pinksen's informative 2008 book, Marlowe's Ghost: The Blacklisting of the Man Who Was Shakespeare.
The Marlowe-Shakespeare Connection
2008 by Sam Blumenfeld.
Buy it now at Amazon.com
THE NEW YORK TIMES, JANUARY 25, 2013
Exiting the Stage
‘The Marlowe Papers,’ by Ros Barber
"As a sustained exercise in nuanced poetic narrative this is a remarkable book. It is also a brave one." BY CHARLES NICHOLL
THE INDEPENDENT, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
The Marlowe Papers, by Ros Barber
"Marlowe's passion infects the page; Barber's skill draws the fever." BY JAMES URQUHART
TIME OUT LONDON JUNE 13, 2012
Review of the Marlowe Papers
" . . . exquisitely poetic descriptions and turns of phrase worthy of the Bard himself, whoever he was."
BY DAVID CLACK
THE TELEGRAPH MAY 24, 2012
The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber: review
'The Marlowe Papers' is Ros Barber's uplifting verse reimagining of the life of Christopher Marlowe BY ADAM O'RIORDAN
THE GUARDIAN: THE OBSERVER, MAY 20, 2012
Debut author Ros Barber:
The poet's first novel brings to light the theory that Christopher Marlowe survived and penned Shakespeare's works
BY GEMMA KAPPALA-RAMSAMY
EXPRESS.CO.UK, MAY 20, 2012
BOOKS: The Marlowe Papers
ROS BARBER'S remarkable book about Christopher Marlowe is many things. It is a historic novel, an interesting
if contentious theory and a mystery... The Marlowe Papers is the best read, so far, this year.
BY MARTIN NEWELL
FINANCIAL TIMES MAY 19, 2012
The Marlowe Papers: A Novel in Verse
It's enough to strike despair into the heart of James Shapiro, author of Contested Will, as well as the hearts of all the other Shakespeare experts who refute the so-called "authorship controversy."
BY SUZI FEAY
THE GUARDIAN, MAY 10, 2012
The Marlowe Papers: Playing Poetically with the Playwright's Murder
Literary dialogue comes in many forms – webs of allusion, reference and literary homage. And Ros Barber's new novel
The Marlowe Papers takes this conversation to another level.
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