Were you surprised by the murderer in “Troubled Blood”? A closer look at “The Faerie Queene” epigraphs reveals extra clues that lead you in the direction of the proper suspect…
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By pairing Robin and Strike with characters from “The Faerie Queene”, Dr. Beatrice Groves reveals how “Troubled Blood” foreshadows what’s to come in the detectives’ relationship.
Dr. Beatrice Groves explores how “The Faerie Queen” epigraphs in “Troubled Blood” impart clues about the story and characters as well as illuminate the book’s central themes.
Episode 37 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” is another bonus minisode, with predictions for the fifth “Cormoran Strike” novel, “Troubled Blood”, and its relationship to Spenser’s “Faerie Queene”.
On March 20, 2020, J.K. Rowling changed her Twitter header to an image taken from “The Faerie Queene”, an epic poem containing the phrase “troubled blood,” the title of the forthcoming “Comoran Strike” novel. What relevance, beyond inspiring its title, will “The Faerie Queene” have on “Troubled Blood”?