How did a simple glover’s son with a Stratford grammar school education become the world’s greatest playwright? It wasn’t easy. This book blends personal challenges with documented facts for an entertaining story.
Easy to read, accessible, and lively, this book provides a wide range of readers a unique opportunity to enjoy his works by visiting the root of his genius. Play-goers, students, book club members or anyone with curiosity about Shakespeare may enjoy this behind-the-scenes view, based on 25 years of study and travel by experienced educators and writers.