Books of the Globe — Books

Hagseed by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Hagseed by Margaret Atwood Book Review

A theatrical retelling of Shakespeare’s Tempest, Hagseed will rip through you with ferocity, grief and love. This incredible tour-de-force had me laughing and crying, sometimes at the same time.

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On Wilder Seas by Nikki Marmery Book Review

On Wilder Seas by Nikki Marmery Book Review

On Wilder Seas imagines the life of ‘Maria’, an enslaved Guinean trying to forge a life for herself within the context of the early modern Age of Discovery.

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Bill Bryson: Shakespeare Book Review

Bill Bryson: Shakespeare Book Review

The idea [of this book] is a simple one: to see how much of Shakespeare we can know, really know, from the record. Which is one reason, of course, it’s so slender.

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Book of English Magic by Philip Carr-Gomm & Richard Heygate Book Review

Book of English Magic by Philip Carr-Gomm & Richard Heygate Book Review

Absolutely worth a read even if you're not into the subject as it will certainly make you!

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