Author: Howard Jacobson
Source: from publisher for review
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Summary: This was a clever, creative retelling, but I sometimes felt as though the author was trying too hard to be clever.
This retelling of The Merchant of Venice is the first book I’ve read in the exciting new Hogarth Shakespeare collection of retellings. Not only does this story include a modern retelling of The Merchant of Venice, mostly from the perspective of the modern day Shylock, the original Shylock himself shows up to have philosophical discussions, give advice, and possibly interfere. Read more »