ISBN: 9781841650692

Publication date: 01 Apr 2001

Author: Michael Parker Pearson

William Shakespeare was England's greatest bard. Yet who was this sublime genius? Where did this universal talent have its origins? This book explores Shakespeare's modest origins and his life in Stratford-upon-Avon and then in London. He lived according to his text - a man of many parts and man for all the world. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel.