Enter Raffle to Win Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
Bandit Fiction is an entirely not-for-profit, volunteer-run digital publishing company which aims to give additional opportunities to new and emerging writers. To help us cover our running costs, we'll be raffling off the hardback edition of this year's amazing Women's Prize for Fiction winner: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell. Tickets cost just 50p, and the raffle will end either on Sunday 27th September, or when all tickets have been sold. (We'll arrange for Amazon to deliver the prize directly to your door, ensuring minimal COVID risk)
A stunning new departure for Maggie O'Farrell's fiction, Hamnet is the heart-stopping story behind Shakespeare's most famous play. On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home? Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where she grows medicinal herbs. Their father is working in London. Neither parent knows that one of the children will not survive the week. Hamnet is a novel inspired by the son of a famous playwright. It is a story of the bond between twins, and of a marriage pushed to the brink by grief. It is also the story of a kestrel and its mistress; a flea that boards a ship in Alexandria; and a glovemaker's son who flouts convention in pursuit of the woman he loves. Above all, it is a tender and unforgettable reimagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten, but whose name was given to one of the most celebrated plays ever written.
UK delivery included
Sunday, 27th September 2020 at 17:00 or when the last ticket is sold (whichever comes sooner)
If the host fails to provide a prize, the winners will receive a share of the compensation amounting to 75% of all ticket sales.
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