Nothing Like the Sun


by
Anthony Burgess

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 771 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“Shakespeare in his own stirring times . . . suffering or triumphant with the day’s news. . . . Brilliant.”—Times Literary Supplement A magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare’s love life, following young Will’s maturation into sex and writing. A playful romp, it is at the same time a serious look at the forces that midwife art, the effects of time and place, and the ordinariness that is found side by side with the extraordinariness of genius.

“Burgess can remake reality not only in his own writing but also in a new perception of the writings of his subject.”—New York Times Book Review

“Shakespeare in his own stirring times . . . suffering or triumphant with the day’s news. . . . Brilliant.”—Times Literary Supplement A magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare’s love life, following young Will’s maturation into sex and writing. A playful romp, it is at the same time a serious look at the forces that midwife art, the effects of time and place, and the ordinariness that is found side by side with the extraordinariness of genius.

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“Shakespeare in his own stirring times . . . suffering or triumphant with the day’s news. . . . Brilliant.”—Times Literary Supplement A magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare’s love life, following young Will’s maturation into sex and writing. A playful romp, it is at the same time a serious look at the forces that midwife art, the effects of time and place, and the ordinariness that is found side by side with the extraordinariness of genius.

“Burgess can remake reality not only in his own writing but also in a new perception of the writings of his subject.”—New York Times Book Review

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