We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 >   > 
The Shakespeare Stealer | [Gary Blackwood]

The Shakespeare Stealer

Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" - or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform.
Regular Price:$9.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" - or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform.

As full of twists and turns as a London alleyway, this entertaining novel is rich in period details, colorful characters, villainy, and drama.

©1998 Gary Blackwood; (P)2008 Penguin

What the Critics Say

"A fast-moving historical novel that introduces an important era with casual familiarity." (School Library Journal)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (44 )
5 star
 (27)
4 star
 (9)
3 star
 (7)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.4 (27 )
5 star
 (18)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.5 (26 )
5 star
 (15)
4 star
 (8)
3 star
 (3)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Jonathan Newtown, CT, USA 08-09-09
    Jonathan Newtown, CT, USA 08-09-09 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Album art"

    The Shakespeare Stealer is a wonderful book. I just think that the Album Art makes it seem you are buying the entire series of three books, but only The Shakespeare Stealer is available on audible.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Caroline Wright Annapolis, MD, United States 10-05-10
    Caroline Wright Annapolis, MD, United States 10-05-10
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    33
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Good book bad reader"

    I love the story but the Reader sonds 45 the kid in the story is 14

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-2 of 2 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.