Meet the Writers

Monocle Reads: ‘Death by Shakespeare’

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24 February 2022

25 minutes

This week Georgina Godwin speaks to author and chemist Kathryn Harkup about her latest book, ‘Death by Shakespeare: Snakebites, Stabbings and Broken Hearts’. It looks into the different ways the bard killed off his characters, as well as what actual events might have inspired him.

24 February 2022

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