The Gap of Time: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2015-10-06
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
LEONTES Is whispering nothing? Is leaning cheek to cheek? Is meeting noses? Kissing with inside lip? Stopping the career Of laughter with a sigh?—a note infallible Of breaking honesty. Horsing foot on foot? Skulking in corners? Wishing clocks more swift, Hours minutes, noon midnight? And all ...
The Gap of Time is Jeannette Winterson’s retelling (“cover version” in her words) of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. She says stories have only three possible endings: tragedy, comedy, or forgiveness (“Happily Ever After is just a coda to one of these endings,” according to Winterson). In this ve...
I should note that Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale has never been a favorite. I've always wanted Leo to die. Yeah, I know it's about forgiveness, but still.So, this is okay. There are parts of that are wonderful. Like where Leo is watching MiMi and co via webcam. His reaction is nothing but an attac...
This was a charming reworking of Shakespeare's "A Winter's Tale." Some points surprised me, at first striking me as a bit more twisted than Shakespeare...but oh yeah, we're talking about Shakespeare, who didn't give a damn about political correctness and loved pulling out all the dark, twisted depth...
This was a fun and quick read but a little cheesy at points. Full review forthcoming.
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