Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare: The Theft of William Shakspeare's Identity” as Want to Read:
The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare: The Theft of William Shakspeare's Identity
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare: The Theft of William Shakspeare's Identity

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Parapress
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-24
4.08  · 
Rating details
 ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews


Filter
 | 
Sort order
Linda
Jul 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book delves into why the man from Stratford could not possibly have been the writer Shakespeare. I was already an Oxfordian, and this material confirms that belief. It did, however, give me more insight into William Shakspere of Stratford. He was quite the successful businessman, but there is NO evidence he could read or write. That would make writing the plays and poems a bit difficult. And I was pleased to see that the author included Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford among the thre ...more
Aaron
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is as close to an irrefutable text as I've ever read concerning the authorship controversy. As the title states, Professor Pointon's brilliant and thoroughly-researched tome offers no theory as to who wrote the works of Shakespeare but rather definitively proves that William Shakspere of Stratford--the man credited with creating the canon--did not and could not have written the poems, sonnets, and plays that have influenced Western civilization for over three centuries.

The book is a must-r
...more
Kevin Loigu
rated it really liked it
May 14, 2015
Hadeel Shishany
rated it liked it
Apr 10, 2014
Jeff Falzone
rated it it was amazing
Sep 08, 2013
Emily Hanser
rated it it was amazing
May 28, 2012
Alex Margolies
rated it liked it
Jan 04, 2014
Jo
rated it it was amazing
Jun 11, 2015
Ian
rated it it was amazing
Apr 30, 2014
Kristiina
rated it really liked it
Apr 04, 2015
Amanda Mcdonnell
rated it it was amazing
Oct 16, 2017
Bookwyrm
rated it liked it
Sep 25, 2017
Johanna
rated it it was ok
Aug 21, 2016
Katie
marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2013
Amona Al-baghdadea
marked it as to-read
Mar 22, 2013
Sandie Conry
marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2013
Cathryn Dolly
is currently reading it
Aug 11, 2013
Mohamed.said
marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2013
Raegan
marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2014
Lori Gallagher
marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2016
Folkjokeopus
marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Leslie Smith
marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2018
NELS
marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »