Hogarth announced this week that Flynn had been recruited for
its "Hogarth Shakespeare" project which will launch in 2016, on
the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Hogarth previously announced it had enlisted Margaret Atwood for
"The Tempest", Tracy Chevalier for "Othello", Howard Jacobson
for "The Merchant of Venice", Jo Nesbo for "Macbeth", Anne Tyler
for "The Taming of the Shrew" and Jeanette Winterson for "The
"Hamlet has long been a fascination of mine: murder, betrayal,
revenge, deceit, madness ‒ all my favorite things," Flynn is
quoted as saying in a news release from Hogarth.
"Add to that some of Shakespeare’s most intriguing, curious
characters ‒ from the titular brooding prince to rueful Ophelia
‒ and what (slightly cheeky) writer wouldn’t be tempted to
The series is being led by Hogarth UK in partnership with
Hogarth US. A publication date for Flynn’s contribution to the
series has not yet been announced.
(Reporting by Michael Roddy; Editing by Stephen Addison)
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