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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Review: WillUser 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
Review: WillUser Review - Melisende d'Outremer - Goodreads
Wanted to get into this but just couldn't. I gave it 2 chapters but still the tome was unable to grab my attention and imagination. Read full review