Shakespeare: The Biography

biography by Peter Ackroyd


Peter Ackroyd’s marvelous biography is a living attempt to reach into the heart of Shakespeare. He creates an intimate and immediate connection with his subject so that the book reads like the work of a contemporary, meeting Shakespeare on his own ground. Written with intuition and imagination unique to Peter Ackroyd, this is a book by a writer about a writer, and a fascinating and detailed depiction of the world Shakespeare inhabited.

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