Shakespeare's Mistress: Historical Fiction

Shakespeare's Mistress: Historical Fiction

By: Karen Harper (author)Paperback

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England, 1601. When Queen Elizabeth's men come looking for William Shakespeare - a rumoured Catholic in a time of Catholic-Protestant intrigue and insurrection - they first question a beautiful, dark-haired woman who seems to know the famous playwright very well. Too well. She is Anne Whateley, born in Temple Grafton, a small town just up the river from Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. And as church records show - were anyone to look for them - Anne Whateley was wed to William Shakespeare in a small country church just days before he married another woman, Anne Hathaway, who has lived as his wife for decades. In SHAKESPEARE'S MISTRESS, Anne Whateley - who may or may not be Will's true wife - tells her story. Stretching almost fifty years, from the rural villages of Warwickshire to the bustling city of London, with its teeming streets and lively theatres, it's a story of undying passion, for life, love, and literature.

About Author

Karen Harper is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels, both historical and contemporary, have been published worldwide. A former teacher of English literature at both college and high-school level, she has had a life long interest in Tudor history.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780091940423
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780091940423
  • weight: 319
  • ISBN10: 0091940427

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