Young Will

Young Will

The Confessions of William Shakespeare; A Novel

Book - 2004 | 1st ed.
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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 passions and betrayed friendship conspired to the point of murder. Bruce Cook perfectly captures Shakespeare's coming of age in a fresh and vivid way. The actors, teachers, lovers and fellow writers spring to life in Shakespeare's confessions - especially a talented, twisted, infinitely compelling and dangerous man called Kit Marlowe, who would change Will's life forever. Shakespeare speaks, from first page to last, and tells every-thing. Literally everything...
Publisher: New York : Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312335731
0312335733
Branch Call Number: COOK
Characteristics: 407 p.

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