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 - Ali Miremadi - Goodreads
A clever, extended literary joke. Almost over-written but just on the right side of pastiche. Enjoyable. Read full review
Review: WillUser Review - Dee - Goodreads
Brilliant. Vivid language, much of it Shakespeare's but used very cleverly. gives a distinct picture of life in those times. The comments on the inspiration for the plays, rooting them firmly in this imagined life, made me look anew at some much-loved characters. Read full review