A twisting tale of court intrigue and forbidden love in the palaces, taverns and theatres of Jacobean London featuring an astonishing suite of historical characters like Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare, James I and Anne of Denmark, the murderess Frances Carr and even Pocahontas.
All told through the funny, ironic, self-aware voice of the world-changing Francis Bacon himself, The Dangerous Kingdom of Love is both a darkly funny satire on liberalism and a tragic love story about the corrosive effect of power.
The kingdom of love is a frightening place. A dangerous place. What kind of fool wants to live there?
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