In 2001 Stephanie Nolen broke a story that set the arts world alight. The astonishing discovery of a 'new' portrait of Shakespeare was sensational not just because of the great mans colossal presence in world literature. Only two other, posthumous, likenesses existed and a portrait of a younger, sexier Shakespeare-a Shakespeare vibrantly alive in his own time-would lend a whole new dimension to the global cult of the Bard. But how do you positively identify the subject of a four-hundred-year-old painting? Shakespeare's Face is a gripping, irresistible and gorgeously illustrated story of modern detective work and high-tech forensic analysis. Is it him? Read the book and find out for yourself.