Hamnet

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  • Published: 2020
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Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley Street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies in 1596, aged eleven. Four years or so later, the husband writes a play called Hamlet. Drawing on her long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, Maggie O'Farrell writes Hamnet as a luminous portrait of a marriage and at its heart the loss of a beloved child.

Related Subjects

Families--Fiction.
Spouses--Fiction.
Playwriting--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9781472223807 (paperback)

Personal Author:

O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972-

Title:

Hamnet / Maggie O'Farrell.

Publication Info:

London : Tinder Press, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

372 pages ; 24 cm

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Personal subject:

Shakespeare, Hamnet, 1585-1596--Fiction.

Personal subject:

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Family--Fiction.

Personal subject:

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet--Fiction.

Subject term:

Families--Fiction.

Subject term:

Spouses--Fiction.

Subject term:

Playwriting--Fiction.

Geographic term:

Stratford-upon-Avon (England)--History--16th century--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Historical fiction.

Genre index term:

Biographical fiction.

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