Who was William Shakespeare? How did the "rude groom" from Stratford, the son of a glover who rose to be Mayor, grow up to be the greatest poet the world has known?
In the first popular biography of Shakespeare for quarter of a century, Anthony Holden sifted fact from legend to create a vivid portrait of the writer recently voted Man of the Millennium, brought alive for a new generation by the Oscar-winning film 'Shakespeare In Love'. His 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.
- Publication Date:
- 06 / 05 / 2002