Hidden Shakespeare

Hidden Shakespeare

Jane Austen's Worthing

Jane Austen's Worthing

Hidden Shakespeare

A Biography

Publication Date15th November 2013

Book FormatPaperback

pages320

Illustrations23

Height198

Width124

Discover the true story behind the greatest writer who ever lived.
RRP: £10.99 Online Price £9.89
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ISBN
9781445614366
On 26th April 1564, William Shakespeare was baptised in Stratford-upon-Avon. He would go on to be the greatest writer who ever lived. In Hidden Shakespeare, Nicholas Fogg explores Shakespeare's life, from his family background and education in Stratford, through his career in London, to 1616, when he finally shuffled off this mortal coil. Fogg examines the circumstances and stories surrounding Shakespeare, providing reasoned answers to the many questions. Did he leave school at the age of thirteen? Did he have an arranged marriage? Why did he leave Stratford to emerge as a star of the London stage? What impact did his life and the period in which he lived have on his work? William Shakespeare's talent was the result of a fortuitous combination of environment, epoch and genius. This fascinating new book draws these threads together to provide a more complete impression of the man and his works.
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