Tagged with shakespeare

Book report #4 (2021)

Hamnet & Judith, by Maggie O’Farrell. Pub 2020 (The book is published as “Hamnet” in the UK – don’t know why…) I can’t remember where or when I first heard about this book, but it made it on to my book wish list and became one of my Christmas additions to my tsundoku. I’ve been making my … Continue reading

Book report #20 (2019)

Dunbar, by Edward St. Aubyn. Pub 2017 My third foray into the Hogarth Shakespeare. While not as good either of the previous reads, this was a good (if not great) read, perhaps helped by the fact that I was not familiar with the play that it is based on. St. Aubyn updates King Lear into … Continue reading

Book report #9 (2019)

Hag-Seed, by Margaret Atwood. Pub 2017 This novel is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, and while the previous novel from the series that I read was exceptional (Macbeth), I had heard that the rest of the series was just so-so. But this one was available (as in, I already owned it), and fit into … Continue reading

Book report #9 (2018)

Macbeth, by Jo Nesbø. Pub 2018 The last of the recent recommendations, and this was another winner. I’ve not read any Jo Nesbø before, and looking at his bibliography I likely never would have, so this was a very pleasant surprise (I had a similar surprise with a longtime favourite book The Children of Men, … Continue reading