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John Updike On 'Gertrude And Claudius'

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John Updike On 'Gertrude And Claudius'

John Updike On 'Gertrude And Claudius'

John Updike On 'Gertrude And Claudius'

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John Updike's latest novel is a departure from the suburban realism for which he's best known. It's called Gerturude and Claudius and is a prequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Updike, author of more than 50 books and twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, talks about his writing in a conversation with Juan Williams.