‘What nourishes me, destroys me.’ Is this a portrait of Christopher Marlowe?

Christopher Marlowe is as mysterious as his portrait and as notorious as his great anti-heroes.

Somewhere in Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, hidden away from the eyes of passing tourists, hangs a portrait of a young Elizabethan taken in 1585. Until 1998 it hung in the college dining hall when it was moved to a safer place. Now the…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.