The Shakespeare Codes: The Sonnets Deciphered

Who in the Sonnets is addressed in these swift paced lines?

Nor  Mars  his sword, nor warres quick fire shall burne:
The liuing record of your memory

Or in these moving words ?

For thy sweet loue remembred such welth brings,
That then I skorne to change my state with Kings.

These lines were not written to the young man commonly assumed. The fact is that the name of the one addressed (and more) is given by codes in each set of lines to those who can read it. The full story is revealed through William Shakespeare's own hidden codes and were inserted into the Sonnets for the specific purpose of bringing to light this information and much else besides. These and other fascinating insights are promised in David Basch's new book, The Shakespeare Codes: The Sonnets Deciphered.

In this exciting two-part book, the reader is invited to experience the process of these discoveries. Part 1 begins with the first intimations of the codes and unfolds to a new understanding of the Poet and his Sonnets. In Part 2, these insights are applied to the commentaries unlocking the meaning of all 154 of the sonnets, bringing their share of striking revelations. This book is a major cultural event that all admirers of Shakespeare will find positively compelling.

Academic Comment:

"Once again I have the pleasure of reading David Basch's work on the subject of William Shakespeare.... True to the promise of the title of his new book, David Basch has indeed been resourceful in finding the Poet's own "codes." As before, Shakespeare is shown to draw on literary devices only accessible through an understanding of their Judaic sources. These provide unique windows to his inner thoughts on many personal and general topics. Coming from the eminent Poet, what is learned will undoubtedly be an important addition to his legacy to the world...."

Rabbi Emanuel Rackman
Chancellor, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

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