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Gertrude and Claudius by John Updike
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Sep 21, 2010

really liked it

All in all, a very interesting & exquisitely written novel based on the history of Hamlet, pre-Shakespeare's play. It practically ignores Shakespeare's play, giving much of the focus to Gertrude & life in early Denmark. Intriguing read indeed.

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