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Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year

$39.99

$39.99

William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays, 154 sonnets and a handful of longer poems and you can discover them all here. Each page of Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year contains an extract of his genius – a soliloquy, poem, quote or scene matched to the date. The introductory paragraphs serve as a window into the work, time and life of the greatest writer in the English language.

This beautiful gift anthology is perfect for reading or sharing and brings you Shakespeare’s best-known and best-loved classics alongside less well-worn extracts. With Allie Esiri’s entertaining and insightful thoughts on each entry, this book will fill your year with wonder, laughter, wisdom and wit.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781509890323
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 24/09/2019
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Drama & performing (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Literature, books & writers (Children’s/Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Poetry (Children's / Teenage)
    Literature & literary studies / Poetry by individual poets
    Literature & literary studies / Shakespeare plays
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Macmillan
  • Pages: 576
  • Price: $39.99

William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays, 154 sonnets and a handful of longer poems and you can discover them all here. Each page of Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year contains an extract of his genius – a soliloquy, poem, quote or scene matched to the date. The introductory paragraphs serve as a window into the work, time and life of the greatest writer in the English language.

This beautiful gift anthology is perfect for reading or sharing and brings you Shakespeare’s best-known and best-loved classics alongside less well-worn extracts. With Allie Esiri’s entertaining and insightful thoughts on each entry, this book will fill your year with wonder, laughter, wisdom and wit.

Author Information

Allie Esiri is an accomplished curator and host of live poetry events at The National Theatre, The Bridge Theatre, and at Hay, Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham literary festivals. Her anthology A Poem for Every Day of the Year was in the best books of the year list in The Times and The Observer and the audiobook is read by Helena Bonham Carter and Simon Russell Beale. Her previous anthology, A Poem for Every Night of the Year was a best book of the year in The Times and The New Statesman and won the IBW 2017 book award.