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 second volume contains the tragedies as retold by Charles and Mary Lamb.
Perfect for the Shakespeare aficionado, the student, and the general reader.
Table of Contents
1. Romeo and Juliet 15
2. Hamlet 49
3. Othello 81
4. King Lear 109
5. Timon of Athens 139
6. Macbeth 169