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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  - Roger_Scoppie - LibraryThing

William Shakespeare is dying and his last will and testament needs urgent attention. It is March 1616. Will's lawyer, Francis Collins, is at the Stratford deathbed, and is privy to the great dramatist ... Read full review

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User Review  - vguy - LibraryThing

Affected, artificial, boring. Much of it written in pseudo-quotes from the plays, much as an unwilling schoolboy might write on his way to school. I found it hard to screw my courage to the sticking place and gave up 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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