Shylock is My Name

Shylock is My Name

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DESCRIPTION :

A re-envisaging of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, from the Man Booker Prize-winner and our great chronicler of Jewish life.

'Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?'

With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone to talk to. So when he meets Shylock at a cemetery in Cheshire's Golden Triangle, he invites him back to his house. It's the beginning of a remarkable friendship ...

'Jacobson is quite simply a master of comic precision. He writes like a dream' Evening Standard

'The funniest British novelist since Kingsley Amis or Tom Sharpe' Mail on Sunday



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780099593287
BY (AUTHOR) Jacobson, Howard
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : August 01, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 202 g
SERIES : Hogarth Shakespeare

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Fiction & Related items
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
DESCRIPTION :

A re-envisaging of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, from the Man Booker Prize-winner and our great chronicler of Jewish life.

'Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?'

With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone to talk to. So when he meets Shylock at a cemetery in Cheshire's Golden Triangle, he invites him back to his house. It's the beginning of a remarkable friendship ...

'Jacobson is quite simply a master of comic precision. He writes like a dream' Evening Standard

'The funniest British novelist since Kingsley Amis or Tom Sharpe' Mail on Sunday



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780099593287
BY (AUTHOR) Jacobson, Howard
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : August 01, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 202 g
SERIES : Hogarth Shakespeare

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Fiction & Related items
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure