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Quinn Yarbro's seventieth book, and her third e-book, Alas, Poor Yorick, is unique even for a Yarbro work. Opening two decades before the events of Shakespeare's play Hamlet, this is how it began. It's told by Yorick, jester and conscience to the elder Hamlet, King of Denmark; and it's told as it happens. We know what will happen to young Hamlet, the Prince, in the tale of Shakespeare; here are the friendships, the enlistments, the first betrayals, and the treasons that led to tragedies that we see on the stage.
This is a tale of sex and politics. And duty and betrayal, and war and love. And what happens when those closest to youthe ones you depend onmust choose between fate and friendship.
World-renowned author Jack Dann says:
[Jack Dann is the multiple award-winning author and editor of over fifty books, including The Man Who Melted, The Silent, Counting Coup, Jubilee, Dreaming Down-Under, and the international bestseller about Leonardo da Vinci, The Memory Cathedral.]
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has been the featured Guest of Honor at numerous conventions and conferences, and her works have been honored many times over. Her novels of the fictional Comte de St. Germain are available in multiple formats and editions and have attracted a wide following. [In the Face of Death, a book in the St. Germain canon, is also published by Hidden Knowledge.]
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