Author(s): Leslie Dunton-Downer
The definitive, fully illustrated single-volume companion to
the world's greatest playwright.
"attractive and user-friendly". Sunday Telegraph (Review) Good Times 06/04 "a stunning work of reference". "I REALLY enjoyed the book. It's an inventive, entertaining and exciting guide for ANYONE studying Shakespeare." Deborah Warner, acclaimed theatre and opera director "This is an excellent guide to a country called Shakespeare that can't fail to add to the knowledge and enjoyment to be derived from visiting it." Richard Eyre, Director of the National Theatre, London, 1988-1997 "This book, however, really is something different. Beautifully illustrated and meticulously researched! The clear layout and enchanting photography make this a valuable resource for any English teacher." Teachers Magazine. "this treasure chest which can only be described as the definitive guide book to the Bard, his work, his life and all that he represented." Amateur Stage
Lecturer Leslie Dunton-Downer has an abundance of awards and accolades to her credit. Her Parisian bookshelves are piled high with books on the bard alongside some of her own which have been read the world over. Brazilian-born Alan Riding makes a living out of waxing lyrical about Shakespeare. He regularly contributes his interpretations on the much-loved playwright to national and international press. Together, they make a formidable Shakespearean team!