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William Shakespeare is the author of some of the most important plays and poems in the English language. But he left no letters or diaries revealing his private thoughts and feelings. This new biography draws on the historical record to imagine the life and times of the bard.
- Peter Ackroyd Author of "London: The Biography" and "Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination"; biographies of Chaucer, T.S. Eliot, Dickens, Blake, Sir Thomas More; and several novels.
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