Maggie O'Farrell: Hamnet (Paperback, 2019, Tinder Press) 5 stars

Drawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, …

I put off reading this for so long because I was worried I wouldn’t be up to the grief of it. And I wasn’t wrong to worry about that! But I’m really enjoying the world it’s creating and the ways it’s making think differently about that playwright I already know too much about