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Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard Ben Crystal

Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard

Ben Crystal

Published
ISBN : 9781848310162
Hardcover
276 pages
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Whos afraid of William Shakespeare? Just about everyone. He wrote too much and what he did write is inaccessible and elitist. Right? Wrong. Shakespeare on Toast knocks the stuffing from the staid old myth of Shakespeare, revealing the man and hisMoreWhos afraid of William Shakespeare? Just about everyone. He wrote too much and what he did write is inaccessible and elitist. Right? Wrong. Shakespeare on Toast knocks the stuffing from the staid old myth of Shakespeare, revealing the man and his plays for what they really are: modern, thrilling and uplifting drama. Actor and author Ben Crystal brings the bright words and colourful characters of the worlds greatest hack writer brilliantly to life, handing over the key to Shakespeares plays, unlocking the so-called difficult bits and, astonishingly, finding Shakespeares own voice amid the poetry.Told in five fascinating Acts, Shakespeare on Toast sweeps the cobwebs from the Bard - from his language, his life, his time - revealing both the man and his work to be relevant, accessible and full of beans. This is a book for everyone, whether youre reading Shakespeare for the first time, occasionally find him troublesome, think you know him backwards, or have never set foot near one of his plays but have always wanted to ...Its quick, easy and good for you. Just like beans on toast.