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The Resource Hamnet : a novel of the plague, Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet : a novel of the plague, Maggie O'Farrell

Label
Hamnet : a novel of the plague
Title
Hamnet
Title remainder
a novel of the plague
Statement of responsibility
Maggie O'Farrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • England, 1580. A young Latin tutor-- penniless, bullied by a violent father-- falls in love with an eccentric young woman 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 settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford. She becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast force in the life of her young husband, whose gifts as a writer are just beginning to awaken when their young son succumbs to bubonic plague. -- adapted from jacket
  • "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."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
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O'Farrell, Maggie
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6065.F36
LC item number
H35 2020
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, Hamnet
  • Hathaway, Anne
Label
Hamnet : a novel of the plague, Maggie O'Farrell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780525657606
Lccn
2019030390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1112145674
Label
Hamnet : a novel of the plague, Maggie O'Farrell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780525657606
Lccn
2019030390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1112145674

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