Hamnet: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 - Maggie O'Farrell (Paperback) 01-04-2021

Hamnet: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 - Maggie O'Farrell (Paperback) 01-04-2021

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WINNER OF THE 2020 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Richly sensuous... something special' The Sunday Times 'A thing of shimmering wonder' David Mitchell TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART. On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a sudden fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home? Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where she grows medicinal herbs. Their father is working in London. Neither parent knows that Hamnet will not survive the week. Hamnet is a novel inspired by the son of a famous playwright: a boy whose life has been all but forgotten, but whose name was given to one of the most celebrated plays ever written.

  • Author Maggie O'Farrell
  • Date of Publication 01-04-2021
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781472223821
  • Pages 384
  • Prizes
  • Publisher Headline Publishing Group
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  • Subject Historical fiction
  • Themes Stratford-upon-Avon England - Fiction - History - 16th century