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Re: King of Shadows
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0118  Wednesday, 19 January 2000.

From:           Ellen Steiber <
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Date:           Monday, 17 Jan 2000 23:26:29 -0500
Subject: Re: King of Shadows
Comment:        SHK 11.0105 Re: King of Shadows

Dear Terence Hawkes:

I'm so glad you enjoyed the book.  And I was pleased to see that this
past Sunday's New York Times Book Review also gave it a good write up.
Their reviewer, David Paterson, concluded:   "Setting her story against
the background of the old and new Globe, cleverly explicating old and
new acting and performance techniques, Susan Cooper entertains her
contemporary readers while giving them a first-rate theatrical
education."    My reaction was more emotional; I reached the last page
and wept for the beauty of it.  (And I am not the weepy sort.)

With all best wishes,
Ellen Steiber
 

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