Nye, Robert

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The Late Mr. Shakespeare
A Novel
By Robert Nye
(Arcade Publishing)
From the pen of the writer whom Peter Ackroyd called "one of our best living novelists" comes a work that is rich, strange, and wonderful. Welcomed in Shakespeare’s own land as the most original, exciting, and provocative novel about the playwright since Anthony Burgess’s classic Nothing Like the Sun,... [READ MORE]
The Voyage of the Destiny
By Robert Nye
(Arcade Publishing)
Sir Walter Raleigh—soldier, explorer, adventurer, lover of Queen Elizabeth—emerges from the pages of history and myth, full-blooded, passionate, and profoundly human. After unjustly languishing for years in the Tower, Raleigh undertakes one final voyage in search of gold. On his doomed quest he contends... [READ MORE]
Falstaff
A Novel
By Robert Nye
(Arcade Publishing)
Winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Guardian Fiction PrizeThe most beloved comic figure in English literature decides that history hasn’t done him justice—it’s time for him to tell the whole unbuttoned story, his way. Irascible and still lecherous at eighty-one, Falstaff spins out these outrageously... [READ MORE]
The Late Mr. Shakespeare
By Robert Nye
(Arcade Publishing)
Our guide to the life of the Bard is an actor called Pickleherring, who asserts that as a boy he was an original member of Shakespeare's acting troupe. In an attic above a brothel in Restoration London—a half century after Shakespeare has departed the stage—Pickleherring, now an old man, sits down to... [READ MORE]
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