Shakespeare Stories II
By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned nine of the Elizabethan playwright's dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Plays included are: Much Ado About Nothing, Jul...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 24th 2000 by Sandpiper
(first published 1995)
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Jun 24, 2011 Nix rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: people who want an introduction to Shakespeare
Recommended to Nix by: Pvmom
Splendid. It was awesome how the emotions were portrayed. I actually read that Richard play (and figured out the plot for the first time). I'd been leaning away from the Richard the III and Henry the IIs and all them and gone straight to the comedies, but I nerved myself for it. I might want to try more of those.
Leon Garfield, the distinguished author of more than thirty books for children and adults, has won numerous literary awards and honors, including the Carnegie Medal. Before his death in 1996, he lived in London with his wife, author Vivien Alcock, and their daughter.More about Leon Garfield...