Shylock is My Name
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Shylock is My Name

The Merchant of Venice Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
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ISBN-13:
9780099593287
Erscheinungsdatum:
04.08.2016
Seiten:
288
Autor:
Howard Jacobson
Gewicht:
207 g
Format:
198x128x20 mm
Serie:
Hogarth Shakespeare
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Jacobson, Howard
Howard Jacobson has written sixteen novels and five works of non-fiction. He won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Award in 2000 for The Mighty Walzer and then again in 2013 for Zoo Time. In 2010 he won the Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question; he was also shortlisted for the prize in 2014 for J.
A re-envisaging of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, from the Man Booker Prize-winner and our great chronicler of Jewish life.

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'Jacobson is quite simply a master of comic precision. He writes like a dream' Evening Standard

'The funniest British novelist since Kingsley Amis or Tom Sharpe' Mail on Sunday
A re-envisaging of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, from the Man Booker Prize-winner and our great chronicler of Jewish life.