The Man Who Killed Shakespeare

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Five Star, 2007 - Fiction - 247 pages
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Thirty nine year old con artist Sam Ransom leaves California in a hurry before he is locked away or beaten to death by a hitman hired by a swindled investor. Besides he has his next scheme set in depression dying Shakespeare, New Mexico where the silver mines no longer work. The townsfolk look at Sam as a savior.

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A dying mining town, a swindler, a whore with a heart of gold, the barkeep.... the stereotypes just keep on coming. I wanted to like this book but it was predictable enough it just couldn't keep my interest. Read full review

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Hodgson attended Metropolitan College in Denver and was a professional prospector and miner for many years.

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