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 [...]
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A life-long writer and editor looks back on his life
A massive new biography serves to remind us that war and politics were always intricately connected in the life of the Duke of Wellington