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Looking for Cardenio

Looking for Cardenio

  • Title: Looking for Cardenio
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  • ISBN : 9780980887907
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 269 pages


Shakespeare scholar Deirdre Gunn, her reputation tarnished by an affair with a student, is denied tenure at Melrose University Her career seems ruined, until a classmate from her student days approaches her with a centuries old manuscript that may be Shakespeare s lost play, Cardenio If genuine, the manuscript is priceless Here is Deirdre s chance to redeem her reputa Shakespeare scholar Deirdre Gunn, her reputation tarnished by an affair with a student, is denied tenure at Melrose University Her career seems ruined, until a classmate from her student days approaches her with a centuries old manuscript that may be Shakespeare s lost play, Cardenio If genuine, the manuscript is priceless Here is Deirdre s chance to redeem her reputation and return with glory to the academic world


Author Jean Rae Baxter

Jean Rae Baxter holds a B.A and M.A in English from the University of Toronto and a B.Ed degree from Queen s She worked in radio before beginning her career as a secondary school English teacher in Lennox Addington County, twenty miles west of Kingston During this time she helped to develop curriculum in liaison with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.During her career in edu




Looking for Cardenio Reviews (6)

  • Review copy kindly provided by my friends at Seraphim Editions Dr Deidre Gunn seems to have her life under control she has a decent job as a professor of English literature who specializes in Shakespeare, and she is finally about to get tenure Her life is shaken up when she loses her job and an unsa [..]

  • I m sorry to write this, but this book was TERRIBLE The characters especially the protagonist were thinly drawn and their motivation was nonsensical The plot structure was extremely weak and my frustration is not least of all to do with the fact that a literary mystery especially one concerning the [..]

  • I liked the book, although I didn t really like the main character, Deidre Gunn, a Shakespeare scholar at a small Ontario university A poor choice in her personal life means she doesn t get tenure A former classmate offers her the chance of a lifetime, to re introduce to the world, the lost play by [..]

  • An engaging story Murder and mayhem I can t remember the heroine s name, Deirdre, ed but she becomes involved in a search for Shakespeare s missing play, long sought after by scholars and academics Cardenio is a valuable property, and as a university professor she is uniquely placed to understand th [..]

  • A little quiet and perhaps slow in pace but still a well written story line. [..]

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