Malvolio's Revenge

Toby is the orphaned nephew of the Theo Trentham, leader of a motley, down at heel troupe of actors touring Louisiana They had hoped for great things in New Orleans during the Carnival Instead a spiv has taken their money but booked them remote venues in the countryside On Christmas Eve, the company straggle away from yet another seedy, unwelcoming town and are caught iToby is the orphaned nephew of the Theo Trentham, leader of a motley, down at heel troupe of actors touring Louisiana They had hoped for great things in New Orleans during the Carnival Instead a spiv has taken their money but booked them remote venues in the countryside On Christmas Eve, the company straggle away from yet another seedy, unwelcoming town and are caught in a rainstorm They shelter in a crumbling mansion named Illyria, occupied only by an enigmatic black woman, Marie LaRoche, and her mistress, a spirited Creole girl, Isabelle de Castelon Toby falls desperately and instantly in love But as Toby unravels the mysteries of Isabelle s origins, he begins to suspect something terrible will engulf them all As the days gather pace towards the Mardi Gras festivities, magic, secrets, masks and disguises all come to a dangerous head.
Malvolio s Revenge Toby is the orphaned nephew of the Theo Trentham leader of a motley down at heel troupe of actors touring Louisiana They had hoped for great things in New Orleans during the Carnival Instead a spiv

  • Title: Malvolio's Revenge
  • Author: Sophie Masson
  • ISBN: 9780340883648
  • Page: 345
  • Format: None
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    1. I've read plenty of Sophie Masson's novels and enjoyed them all, but I'm fairly certain that Malvolio's Revenge may end up being my favourite. Though Masson usually writes straight-out fantasy stories, this is a more of a mystery with a few supernatural trappings thrown in.The book's title is a bit misleading, for this book isn't a sequel to Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Instead it refers to the title of a play that the travelling troupe of actors who comprise our main characters are performing a [...]

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