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 first volume contains the comedies 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 Two Gentlemen of Verona 15
2. The Taming of the Shrew 43
3. The Comedy of Errors 65
4. Love's Labour's Lost 93
5. A Midsummer Night's Dream 123
6. The Merry Wives of Windsor 147
7. Much Ado About Nothing 175
8. As You Like It 201
9. Twelfth Night, or What You Will 233