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Gertrude and Claudius by John Updike
Jul 03, 2001 | ISBN 9780449006979
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    Jul 03, 2001 | ISBN 9780449006979

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    Jun 15, 2001 | ISBN 9780375411632

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“Shakespeare’s plays have had many offshoots. Gertrude and Claudius, though, stands in a class of its own: a superlative homage from one imaginative veteran to another.”—The Sunday Times (London)
“[A] pearl of a book . . . a game for real stakes . . . Updike has used Shakespeare to write a free-standing, pleasurable, and wonderfully dexterous novel about three figures in complex interplay.”—The New York Times Book Review
“A living, powerfully physical work . . . Updike is a superbly skillful writer.”—The Wall Street Journal

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