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Young Will : the confessions of William Shakespeare

Author: Bruce Cook
Publisher: New York : Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"It's 1616 and William Shakespeare is back in his native Stratford-upon-Avon. His extraordinary career as a playwright and poet in London seems like another world. A strange encounter with a witch-like madwoman in his local churchyard fills Will with dread, and sends him reeling back in memory to those darker days in London along the filthy, fevered banks of the Thames - a time when politics, plagiarism, sexual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Cook
ISBN: 0312335741 9780312335748 0312335733 9780312335731
OCLC Number: 224278833
Description: 407 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Cook.
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Tells the story of William Shakespeare's coming of age. It's 1616, and Shakespeare is back in his native Stratford-Upon-Avon. His extraordinary career as a playwright in London seems like another  Read more...

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"Shakespeare speaks, from first page to last, and tells everything. Literally everything... "YOUNG WILL is an elegantly composed and historically deeply informed depiction of Shakespeare." - Harold Read more...

 
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