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Beautiful, 2007 - Authors, English - 459 pages
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For the first time in 400 years, an author has dared to take on the voice of the world's most famous playwright. William Shakespeare is on his deathbed, where he receives his lawyer to set out his final will and testament. As he answers his questions the Bard begins to recall his life, and over 448 pages of tumultuous, passionate and glorious writing the true life of an extraordinary man emerges. This is Shakespeare as we have never known him: angry, emotional, honest, reflective, joyous, despairing - the Bard will never be the same.

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User Review  - Logan Johnson - Goodreads

I may have been expecting to much with this novel, but I stand by my assumption the book wasn't going anywhere. Christopher Rush's ability to infuse a voice very near to the Original Bard is clearly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Davida Chazan - Goodreads

The premise here is that Shakespeare is on his deathbed and he is dictating his last will and testament to his lawyer, a Falstaff-like gentleman named Francis Collins. What makes this book special is that it is a fictional autobiography. You can read my full review here. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Christopher Rush (Preston, UK) has a degree in Computer Network Technology and has spent the last 10 years working for Premier Farnell (CPC), an electronic distribution company. He also runs a MakerSpace blog and blogs regularly on the Element14 Community page for BeagleBone Black.

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