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Title:
The Secret Life of William Shakespeare
Author:
Morgan, Jude, 1962- , author.
Edition:
First U.S. Edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.

©2012
Physical Description:
438 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
"There are so few established facts about how the son of a glove maker from Warwickshire became one of the greatest writers of all time that some people doubt he could really have written so many astonishing plays. We know that he married Anne Hathaway, who was pregnant and six years older than he, at the age of eighteen, and that one of their children died of the plague. We know that he left Stratford to seek his fortune in London, and eventually succeeded. He was clearly an unwilling craftsman, ambitious actor, resentful son, almost good-enough husband. But when and how did he also become a genius? The Secret Life of William Shakespeare pulls back the curtain to imagine what it might have really been like to be Shakespeare before a seemingly ordinary man became a legend. In the hands of acclaimed historical novelist Jude Morgan, this is a brilliantly convincing story of unforgettable richness, warmth, and immediacy"--
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250025036

9781250054838
Format :
Book