Shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest playwright the world has known.
But it has always been difficult and time-consuming to understand his works.
This series gives you engaging and readable prose retellings of the complete works, preserving as far as possible for the modern reader Shakespeare’s original language and mood.
In this totally new edition, the tales are collected by genre and arranged chronologically.
Each genre and each tale has a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.
This third volume contains the tragicomedies as retold by Charles and Mary Lamb and Harrison Morris.
Perfect for the Shakespeare aficionado, the student, and the general reader.
Table of Contents
1. The Merchant of Venice 15
2. Troilus and Cressida 41
3. Measure for Measure 71
4. All's Well That Ends Well 101
5. Pericles, Prince of Tyre 127
6. The Winter's Tale 161
7. Cymbeline 185
8. The Tempest 211