Chiara Prezzavento

About me

I’m a published historical novelist and playwright in Italy, and a reviewer for HNR – as well as an avid reader. Now I’m trying my hand at historical fiction and theatre in English.

From my website

Never a Borrower Nor a Lender Be

Always wise advice – and when it comes to books… eh. I belong to the foolish kind, though. I have trouble saying “no”. And I’m never smart enough to record what I lend to whom. Then again, at times, it gets worse. There is this friend of my father’s. He…

Michael Goodliffe, Wartime Actor

Michael Goodliffe was an English actor who died in 1976. Some of his most interesting achievements were in Germany where he was held as a prisoner of war from 1940 to 1945. Here you can find the fascinating tale and a lot of images of Goodliffe’s theatrical productions in several…

Shakespeare After All

A free online course, today, from the Harvard Extension School. Marjorie Garber, author of the book of the same name, delivers 12 two-hour-long lectures on Shakespeare’s later plays – from Measure for Measure to The Tempest. I have only watched the introduction, so far, and it sounds pretty interesting –…

 
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