He said that he has become convinced that there is “an authorship problem”, despite being branded a “lunatic” for his views by some. During a discussion about his life before a Hampstead audience on January 23, 2014, he opened up about his controversial views
The Hempstead and Highgate Express quoted Jakobi as saying:
“There is not one shred of evidence that puts a pen in the hand of William,”
(...)“I would challenge anyone to give one solid piece of evidence that connects him [Shakespere from Stratford] to writing.”.(..... )
"Let’s hope that in the next few years we can have a worthwhile, no-holds-barred debate about it.
How could it happen that after a long life a wise man probably more experienced with Shakespeare's texts and contents compared to an academic expert let alone an average intellectual came to the conclusion that the man of Stratford cannot have been identical with the author who wrote Hamlet....
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