Hamnet: WINNER OF THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020

Maggie O'Farrell

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group

Due to be published: 1st Apr '21

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WINNER OF THE 2020 WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTIONThe Sunday Times and New York Times BestsellerWinner of the Books Are My Bag Reader’s Choice AwardShortlisted, An Post Novel of the Year

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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 MitchellTWO 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.

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Dimensions 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 384