Hamnet

Maggie O'Farrell
Tinder Press • 2020

A New York Times Notable Book (2020)Best Book of 2020: Guardian, Financial Times, Literary Hub, and NPRDrawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespear...e's most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies in 1596, aged eleven. Four years or so later, the husband writes a play called Hamlet. Award-winning author Maggie O'Farrell's new novel breathes full-blooded life into the story of a loss usually consigned to literary footnotes, and provides an unforgettable vindication of Agnes, a woman intriguingly absent from history.
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  • Počet strán: 372 strán
  • ISBN13:9781472223791

 Ako vznikla hra Hamlet a aká tragédia jej predchádzala? William Shakespeare písal tento príbeh v najväčšom žiali – stratil jediného syna. Potreboval sa s tým vyrovnať po svojom.Kniha sleduje rodinu Shakespeara: od Williamovho detstva, cez to, ako sa stretol so svojou manželkou, až po moment, keď sa celá rodina snažila ako-tak spamätať z veľkej straty, ktorá ju poznačila navždy. Autorka[...]

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A New York Times Notable Book (2020)
Best Book of 2020: Guardian, Financial Times, Literary Hub, and NPR

Drawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child.

Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies in 1596, aged eleven. Four years or so later, the husband writes a play called Hamlet.

Award-winning author Maggie O'Farrell's new novel breathes full-blooded life into the story of a loss usually consigned to literary footnotes, and provides an unforgettable vindication of Agnes, a woman intriguingly absent from history.