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Cover of book Shylock is My Name(Hogarth Shakespeare) by Howard Jacobson

In Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice, merchant Antonio borrows from the Jewish moneylender Shylock, to help fund his friend Bassanios wooing of the beautiful, prized Portia. Antonio, who makes no attempt to hide his loathing of Shylock, usury and everything Jewish, must promise in return a bond of a pound of his own flesh should he not be able to repay the debt. When A

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