Assassinating Shakespeare: The True Confessions of a Bard in the Bush

Assassinating Shakespeare: The True Confessions of a Bard in the Bush

By: Thomas Goltz (author)Paperback

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In 1976, Thomas Goltz, then a naive twenty-one-year-old on the trail of his errant brother, worked his way around Africa putting on one-man Shakespeare performances. This impulsive trip saw him wandering through the cities and villages of East, Central and Southern Africa. His first port of call, after hitchhiking through Eastern Europe and the Middle East, was war-torn Ethiopia. Close encounters followed, with bandits, missionaries, guerrillas, prostitutes, savvy street kids, unrequited loves and, of course, ordinary, Shakespeare-loving Africans.

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About Author

Thomas Goltz is the author of Azerbaijan Diary, Chechnya Diary and Georgia Diary, as well as numerous news, feature and scholarly articles. He divides his time between Istanbul, Turkey and Livingston, Montana, and teaches at the University of Montana, Missoula. His website is

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780863567186
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 253
  • ID: 9780863567186
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 0863567185

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