Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The inexhaustible

Four centuries later and the Shakespeare meme continues to reproduce. Here's a Twenty-first Century take on King Lear by humorist Christopher Moore , Fool: a Novel, to be published February 10 by William Morrow/Harper Collins .

Publishers Weekly says:
Starred Review. Here's the Cliff Notes you wished you'd had for King Lear—the mad royal, his devious daughters, rhyming ghosts and a castle full of hot intrigue—in a cheeky and ribald romp that both channels and chides the Bard and all Fate's bastards.
Check it out for yourself in this excerpt .
Addendum: UT/Dallas Interview w/Christopher Moore

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