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The Tragedy of Arthur

by Arthur Phillips

Paperback, 382 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $15 |

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When their long-imprisoned con-artist father reaches the end of his life, Arthur and his twin sister become the owners of an undiscovered play by William Shakespeare that their father wants published, a final request that represents either a great literary gift or their father's last great heist. By the author of The Song Is You.

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