Jilly Bond narrates this charming fictionalized account of Amelia Bassano Lanier, one of the famous female poets of Elizabethan England, and her interactions with William Shakespeare. Bond captures the magical language of Sharratt's story, which includes poetry and plays filled with rhymes and metrical lines. Using a range of British accents, Bond embodies the story's strong-willed women and manipulative men and delivers the narrative in melodious tones. Listeners will be swept away by Bond's performance of the story within a play within a fictional biography. Who WAS the creative genius behind Shakespeare's plays--was it the famous wordsmith or the poetess? Bond's performance of this poetic audiobook is a marvel. M.B.K. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2017]
Trade Ed. Dreamscape 2016
CD ISBN 9781520004372 $59.99 Twelve CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781520004419 $29.99 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781520004402 $24.99
Library Ed. Dreamscape 2016
DD ISBN $74.99
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