Shakespeare re-tellings disappoint

Shakespeare re-tellings disappoint

I have been fascinated by the latest books in the Hogarth Shakespeare series where modern day writers tackle a select few of his works in their own way as part of the Shakespeare 400 anniversary. I recently bought two of them having waited a while for them to come into paperback. I really wish i’d not wasted my money! I didnt know anything about Howard Jacobsons writing so didnt know what to expect. All I can say really is… can