The overlooked family of the famous William Shakespeare: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (book review)

An imagined story of Shakespeare's family life, focusing on what is usually mentioned only in footnotes - his wife and children, including the death of his son Hamnet during childhood. What's fascinating is that Shakespeare's name is not mentioned once in the story!

Shakespeare retold: Did you know about the Hogarth Shakespeare series?

While reading the lovely blog of Nirmala from Red Lips and Bibliomaniacs, I was intrigued by something she wrote in the review of Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood: "I was very excited when I first heard about the Hogarth Shakespeare project, where modern writers create novels inspired by Shakespeare’s plays". How is that I haven't heard … Continue reading Shakespeare retold: Did you know about the Hogarth Shakespeare series?