Set in a plague-stricken Elizabethan England, O'Farrell's tender and incisive novel HAMNET looks at the effects on William Shakespeare and his wife Agnes of the death of their son Hamnet.
>>Read Stella's review.
>>Read an excerpt.
>>Unlike anything else.
>>"I wanted to give this boy, overlooked by history, a voice."
>>The cat has just woken up.
>>Maggie O'Farrell talks with Paula Morris at the AWF.
>>What is known about Shakespeare's wife?
>>Life before Shakespeare.
>>Shakespeare's Wife by Germaine Greer.
>>The twins are baptised.
>>Hamnet in the burial register.
>>"This story is too sad."
>>Shortlisted for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction.
>>Not quite live at Elsinor.
>>Some other books by Maggie O'Farrell.