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  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141930848
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

The Watchers

A Secret History Of The Reign Of Elizabeth I




The enthralling story of the dark side of Elizabethan rule - its spies, secret agents and informers - from Stephen Alford, dubbed the John le Carré of Tudor historySUNDAY TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012Elizabeth I's reign is known as a golden age, yet to much of Europe she was a 'Jezebel' and heretic who had to be destroyed. The Watchers is a thrilling portrayal of the secret state that sought to protect the Queen; a shadow world of spies, codebreakers, agent provocateurs and confidence-men who would stop at nothing to defend the realm.%%%The enthralling story of the dark side of Elizabethan rule - its spies, secret agents and informers - from Stephen Alford, dubbed the John le Carré of Tudor historySUNDAY TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012Elizabeth I's reign is known as a golden age, yet to much of Europe she was a 'Jezebel' and heretic who had to be destroyed. The Watchers is a thrilling portrayal of the secret state that sought to protect the Queen; a shadow world of spies, codebreakers, agent provocateurs and confidence-men who would stop at nothing to defend the realm.

  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141930848
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

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