A Decent Interval

A Decent Interval

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After a long period of resting, life is looking up for Charles Paris, who has been cast as the Ghost of Hamlet s Father and First Gravedigger in a new production of "Hamlet. "But rehearsals are fraught. Ophelia is played by Katrina Selsey, who won the role through a television talent show. Hamlet himself is also played by a reality TV contestant, Jared Root and the two young stars have rather different views of celebrity and the theatre than the more experienced members of the cast.
But when the company reach the first staging post of their tour, the Grand Theatre Marlborough, matters get more serious, with one member of the company seriously injured in what appears to be an accident, and another dead. Once again, Charles Paris is forced to don the mantle of amateur detective to get to the bottom of the mystery.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 144 x 216 x 24mm | 399.99g
  • Sutton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780290446
  • 9781780290447
  • 845,275

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""A cheeky sendup of TV competition shows, tweeting, texting and backstage egos.""
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About Simon Brett

Simon Brett worked as a producer in radio and television before taking up writing full-time. As well as the Charles Paris series, he is the author of the much-loved Fethering mysteries and the Mrs Pargeter novels. He lives in an Agatha Christie-style village in the South Downs.
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311 ratings
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