We gave it a B
Directing Hamlet at London’s Globe Theatre, Kate Stanley gets swept up in a race against assorted scholarly evildoers to crack a centuries-old mystery involving Shakespeare, Cervantes, and an Arizona bat cave in Interred With Their Bones.
A librarian’s throat is slashed (it gapes ”like a second slack mouth just above his bow tie”).
Jennifer Lee Carrell’s brisk, byzantine novel owes debts to The Da Vinci Code and Possession, without quite measuring up to either. B