Nothing Like the Sun by Anthony Burgess

"Nothing Like the Sun" is a historical novel that brings to life the love story of William Shakespeare and the mysterious Dark Lady who inspired many of his sonnets. The narrative explores Shakespeare's life and times, his relationships, his creative process, and his struggles with fame and fortune. The book is known for its rich and imaginative language, reflecting the linguistic brilliance of the Bard himself.

The 2749th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 133

Since this book was first published in 1964, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 133.0.

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