„Szekspir uważał, że należałoby ich wszystkich powiesić…” — czyli o tym, jak wielka sztuka służy morderstwu. Cykl powieściowy Alana Bradleya wobec twórczości Williama Szekspira
The series of crime novels by the Canadian writer Alan Bradley can be perceived as a series about England and Englishness. William Shakespeare and his works constitute an extremely significant part among the cultural markers of Englishness. Thus, it is not surprising that in the world of literature there is a great number of references to the texts of the great playwright; and these references serve various functions and appear on different textual levels. The aim of this article is a thorough and multifaceted presentation of these references, as well as a demonstration of the literary character of the series about Flavia de Luce in the light of these references.