Mistress Shakespeare

Mistress Shakespeare

Book - 2009
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Spanning half a century of Elizabethan and Jacobean history and sweeping from the lowest reaches of society to the royal court, this richly textured novel tells the real story of Shakespeare in love.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2009.
ISBN: 9780399155451
0399155457
Characteristics: 370 p. ; 24 cm.

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Jynna
Jun 04, 2017

I really enjoyed this book. It was a bit awkward in places, but the character was well rounded, and the story was very absorbing. I've read some of her contemporary books and didn't like them, so this is a welcome surprise. I will try some of her other historical novels. 4 stars.

swalker16 Dec 30, 2012

I enjoyed the book very much and plan to read more of her books. I have read books about this era by other authors and would recommend this author's intrepretation of the time period if you are squeemish as she does not go into detail about some of the cruel punishments of the day. If you are a fan of Wm Shakespeare plays and sonnets, you will enjoy this book.

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Truffs
Feb 04, 2011

interesting - captures the era. Tended to skim through the book.

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