The tragedy of Arthur: A Novel

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The Tragedy of Arthur is an emotional and elaborately constructed tour de force from "one of the best writers in America" (The Washington Post). Its doomed hero is Arthur Phillips, a young novelist struggling with a con artist father who works wonders of deception. Imprisoned for decades and nearing the end of his life, Arthur's father reveals a treasure he's kept secret for half a century: The Tragedy of Arthur, a previously unknown play by William Shakespeare. Arthur and his twin sister inherit their father's mission: to see the manuscript published and acknowledged as the Bard's last great gift to humanity . . . unless it's their father's last great con. By turns hilarious and haunting, this virtuosic novel, which includes Shakespeare's (?) lost play in its entirety, brilliantly subverts our notions of truth, fiction, genius, and identity, as the two Arthurs--the novelist and the ancient king--play out their strangely intertwined fates.

A New York Times Notable BookA New Yorker Reviewers' Favorite of the YearA Wall Street Journal Best Novel of the YearA San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearA Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of the YearA Library Journal Top Ten Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearOne of Salon's five best novels of the year

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title The tragedy of Arthur A Novel
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