The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2280 Thursday, 23 December 1999.
From: Geralyn Horton <
Date: Wednesday, 22 Dec 1999 10:32:45 -0500
Subject: 10.2263 Cowell's The Players
Comment: Re: SHK 10.2263 Cowell's The Players
>A quick review of Stephanie Cowell's "The Players: A Novel of the Young
>Shakespeare": engrossing, exciting, and intriguing. A reviewer's copy
>came to hand and I began reading skeptically, but I finished
>enthusiastically. It is truly a great read.
I'll second this!--- our library bought a copy, which I read the moment
it hit the shelf. (Your library would probably be happy to buy one,
too, if you request it. That way you can read it for free, and others
who happen upon it-especially those with a romantic streak-can exercise
it on the Stratford fellow instead of one of the more dashing
Geralyn Horton, Playwright
Newton, Mass. 02460