The book “Shakespeare’s Wife“ by Germaine Greer is a revelation. I mean, if you’re a big Shakespeare geek like I am, then it’s a revelation. If you’re not a big Shakespeare geek, you might find the details about the intricate details of the court cases that Shakespeare was involved in a bit tedious. Actually, I found those details a bit tedious, too – BUT – the big picture here is really inspiring. All those tedious details are clearly there to support some pretty serious historical thinking.
Murder Most Royal is such a fantastic book. Better than anything Shakespeare wrote, no doubt!
[...] Which, in turn, brings to mind Steve Donoghue’s décolletage-saturated Tudor cover series, My Eyes Are Up Here, Milord. [...]
[...] recently been sweeping the reading public, I’m amazed nobody’s reprinted this with a trendy cover. If an enterprising publisher were to dig deep enough, they could find a glowing blurb from none [...]
Click here to cancel reply »
Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also Comments Feed via RSS.
Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.
Mail (will not be published)
You can use these tags:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>
This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.
The great diplomat and statesman John Hay is the subject of a riveting new biography
A scrupulously intelligent and lavishly illustrated new book examines the enormous impact one ancient text had on the whole of the Italian Renaissance
Follow @OlMonthly on Twitter