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By Simon Hawke

Tourists, Will Shakespeare-a fledgling dramatist, and Symington Smythe, an ostler and aspiring thespian, meet at a roadside resort and choose to solid their lot jointly for reputation and fortune within the cutthroat global of the London theater in Elizabethan England . . . yet neither was once ready for his or her offstage stumble upon with A secret of mistakes. while a backer's daughter is double-crossed via a would-be suitor, the reluctant bride turns to the ostler and the playwright for aid. Little does a person observe that those uncomplicated affairs of the guts and an prepared marriage will bring about an enormous internet of conspiracy, unsuitable id, and homicide that reveals the playwright distinct for assassination and the ostler hopelessly in love. yet such issues are regimen in A secret of blunders, the place Shakespeare in Love meets the Brother Cadfael mysteries of Ellis Peters.

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And George G. Harrap & Company Ltd. Brief excerpts from The Later Ego by James Agate, edited by Jacques Barzun. Copyright 1951 by Crown Publishers Inc. J. B. Lippincott Company and George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd. Brief excerpts from Edward VIII by Frances Donaldson. Copyright © 1974, 1975 by Frances Donaldson. Little, Brown and Company in association with The Atlantic Monthly Press and George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Poem entitled ‘To Edith’ reprinted from The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell 1872–1914.

I came down one morning, very glum, a bear, and I looked at the automobile and it hit me: a slamming door? All that happened in the end was that the tramp approached the girl, and as he did so an automobile braked against the sidewalk. Its occupant walked rapidly to the park railings beside the girl. The tramp bought a flower and tendered his last dollar bill. While he was waiting for his change, and she was feeling for it, the smart steps retreated to the car, she heard the door slam and the purr of a luxurious engine.

Not from the interviewer’s ill-will, but because a ‘profile’ of anybody’s character has to be so selective of obvious traits and passing impressions as to create not so much a false image as a synthetic original. It is, indeed, with such slick confections that politicians and movie and television stars have to come to terms. I have tried to bear these things in mind. But Begbie is right. Famous men and women, by the act of putting themselves on display, whether as politicians, actors, writers, painters, musicians, restaurateurs or whatever, invite public appraisal.

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