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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  - wandering_star - LibraryThing

This book imagines Shakespeare on his deathbed, remembering the story of his life. It's dense with puns, poetry and allusions to the plays - for example, in the story of his childhood you are shown ... Read full review

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User Review  - pierthinker - LibraryThing

A wild psychedelic ride through the last hours of a dying man's mind, where that man is William Shakespeare. Shakespeare recounts his life as he dictates his last will to his lawyer friend. A clever ... Read full review

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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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