This exciting new series of heritage tourist guides from Batsford gives an authentic flavour of the history of London and wiill appeal to all lovers of this wonderful city in both the local and tourist markets. Shakespeare's London recreates the atmosphere of Shakespeare's time and gives fascinating historical information about Elizabethan London and the theatre that grew up there. Discover where Shakespeare lived, how the iconic Globe theatre was built (and rebuilt) and what life was like in the bawdy inns and brothels of Bankside. This absorbing guide to the London of Shakespeare and his time is an essential companion for Londoner and tourist alike.
Writer and editor Malcolm Day is the author of eight books for adults and children, including 100 Characters from Classical Mythology and Castles and Forts Through the Ages. He lives in Newton Abbot, Devon.