-- Just as he did in A History of the World in 100 Objects, MacGregor repeatedly converts fascinating objects into talismans transporting readers across time and geography. Visually splendid, intellectually stimulating, a must-buy.
---Booklist (Starred Review)
Now in Paperback
--What did Elizabethan playgoers eat while watching Hamlet? British Museum Director MacGregor answers this question and many others as he examines twenty objects that illuminate daily life in Shakespeare's England....
Beautifully illustrated, MacGregor's history offers a vibrant portrait of Shakespeare's dramatic, perilous and exhilarating world.
---Kirkus (Starred Review)
So far, I agree. Fascinating and beautiful. Stayed tuned for a more in-depth report.