The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, Mar 23, 2010 - History - 256 pages
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The true story of how a quiet, unremarkable, nineteen-year-old clerk almost pulled off the greatest literary hoax of all time

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Review: The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly

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"The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly" is about an eighteenth century young man who is underestimated by his dysfunctional and emotionally abusive family and is unwittingly ... Read full review

Review: The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly

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"The Boy Who Would Be Shakespeare: A Tale of Forgery and Folly" is about an eighteenth century young man who is underestimated by his dysfunctional and emotionally abusive family and is unwittingly ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Doug Stewart frequently writes about history and the arts for Smithsonian magazine. A freelance journalist, his articles have also appeared in Time, Discover, and ReaderŐs Digest. He lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

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