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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: F O'Farrell
Author: O'Farrell, Maggie,
Title: Hamnet /
Summary, etc. note: "A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the production of his great play. England, 1580. A young Latin tutor--penniless, bullied by a violent father--falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman--a wild creature who walks her family's estate with a falcon on her shoulder and is known throughout the countryside for her unusual gifts as a healer. Agnes understands plants and potions better than she does people, but once she settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford she becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast, centrifugal force in the life of her young husband, whose gifts as a writer are just beginning to awaken when his beloved young son succumbs to bubonic plague. A luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a hypnotic recreation of the story that inspired one of the greatest masterpieces of all time, Hamnet is mesmerizing, seductive, impossible to put down--a magnificent departure from one of our most gifted novelists"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780525657606
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780525657613
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6065.F36
Item number: H35 2020
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.914
Dates associated with a name: 1972-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Maggie O'Farrell.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date of publication: 2020
Projected publication date: 2005
: New York :
: Alfred A. Knopf,
: 2020.
Extent: 305 p.; 24 cm.
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 10/16/2020
Personal name: Shakespeare, William,
Personal name: Shakespeare, Hamnet,
Dates associated with a name: 1564-1616
Dates associated with a name: 1585-1596
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Subject: Shakespeare, Hamnet-Biographical fiction.
Subject: Shakespeare, Agnes (Ann)-Family life & marriage)
Subject: Shakespeare, William-Marriage-Fiction.
Subject: Shakespeare, William-Family life-Fiction
Subject: Grief and loss-Fiction.
Source of term: gsafd
Genre/form data or focus term: Biographical fiction.
Main entry heading: O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972-
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
Display text: Online version:
Title: Hamnet
Record control number: (DLC) 2019030391
International Standard Book Number: 9780525657613
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