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The Gentleman Poet: A Novel of Love, Danger, and Shakespeare's The Tempest

Author: Johnson, Kathryn

Publisher: HarperCollins Publisher

Format:Softcover
List Price:$13.99
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The Gentleman Poet: A Novel of Love, Danger, and Shakespeare's The Tempest : En route to the Americas in 1609, Elizabeth Persons, a young servant girl, sees her blinding headache as an ominous sign. Sure enough, a hurricane during the final leg of their journey tosses the ill-fated Sea Venture and its one hundred and fifty passengers and crew onto the dreaded shores of the Bermudas, the rumored home of evil spirits and dangerous natives. In the months that pass - time marked by grave hardship, mutiny, adventure, danger . . . and a blossoming love between Elizabeth and the wrecked ship's young cook - she despairs of their ever being rescued. But she finds hope and strength in a remarkable new friendship, forming a fast bond with the Sea Venture's historian, a poet traveling under the name of William Strachey. But Will is more than he seems. To many back home in England, he is known by a different name: Shakespeare. And he sees in their great shared travails the makings of a magical, truly transcendent work of theater.


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Fiction   Classics

ISBN 13:9780061965319
ISBN 10:0061965316
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:319
Size:7.80" l x 5.30" w x 0.90" h
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