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William Shakespeare: An Illustrated Biography

by Anthony Holden

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316851590, Hardcover)

William Shakespeare's life was as colorful, varied, and dramatic as his works. He was the Warwickshire country boy who "disappeared" for 7 years before ending up in London as an apprentice actor; whose peers could scarcely keep up with the plays he turned out for them; who rapidly became a favourite at the court of Elizabeth I; and who returned to Stratford a prosperous "gentleman," proud to realize his father's dream of a family coat of arms before his death at 52. This is an illustrated biography of the most renowned of all dramatists and poets.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:18 -0400)

A vivid portrait of the writer recently voted 'Man of the Millennium', Shakespeare's original work has now been abridged and illustrated with stunning images and ephemera designed to further illuminate the life and times of this most famous of writers.… (more)

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