Über den Autor
Ros Barber is the author of three collections of poetry, the latest of which (Material, Anvil 2008) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her short fiction, which won prizes in the Asham and Independent on Sunday short story competitions, has been published by Bloomsbury and Serpents Tail. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, Poetry London, London Magazine, The Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and many other publications; it also features in anthologies published by Faber, Virago, Anvil and Seren. In 2011 Ros was awarded the Hoffman Prize for THE MARLOWE PAPERS and in 2013 it won the Desmond Elliott Prize. She lives in Brighton and has four children.
An innovative novel written in verse, which recreates the story of playwright Christopher Marlowe's life, and shows how he could have written the works attributed to Shakespeare. Marlowe fakes his own death in 1593 to avoid being convicted of heresy, but continues to write works under a new name