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LBB Book Club: Shakespeare Festival Reads discusses Hamnet

Tuesday, September 21, 7pm
Left Bank Books Online Meeting

THIS BOOK GROUP MEETING IS ONLINE. EMAIL shane.m@left-bank.com FOR MEETING LINK.

Join Shakespeare Festival Reads for a reading group discussion of Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.

Get Hamnet for 20% off by phone and online during the months of August and September!

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


England, 1580: The Black Death creeps across the land, an ever-present threat, infecting the healthy, the sick, the old and the young alike. The end of days is near, but life always goes on. A young Latin tutor—penniless and bullied by a violent father—falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman. Agnes is a wild creature who walks her family’s land with a falcon on her glove and is known throughout the countryside for her unusual gifts as a healer, understanding plants and potions better than she does people. Once she settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon, she becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast, centrifugal force in the life of her young husband, whose career on the London stage is just taking off when his beloved young son succumbs to sudden fever.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books Online Meeting
Hamnet Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781984898876
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021