Out Damned Spot, by F J McQueen

Posted: December 24, 2016 in Chat
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William Shakespeare, Crime Scene Cleaner.
By F J McQueen. Urbane Publications, 2016.
http://urbanepublications.com/product/out-damned-spot-print/

Out now in paperback.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Out-Damned-Spot-Shakespeare-Incarnadine-x/dp/1910692425/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482242811&sr=1-1&keywords=out+damned+spot

Amazon review:

By Mark Mayes on 25 Dec. 2016

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase

A novel of extraordinary wit and imagination. A tour de force of language and inventiveness. I have simply never read anything like it. Told in quite a baroque style, and replete with a cast of Shakespearean characters and scenarios, not to mention old Will himself, but set in modern times, “Out Damned Spot!” really stands on its own, and deserves a genre all to itself. A unique tale, told in a unique style, highly stylised, you might say. I have listened to the author’s adaptation of Zola on BBC radio recently, and found the dialogue and description in those plays equally compelling and memorable.

Highly recommended.

 

WARNING: Contains big concept story-line, and huge metaphors.

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