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Shakespeare Stories II

(Leon Garfield's Shakespeare Stories #2)

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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 HMH Books for Young Readers (first published April 23rd 1994)
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Jun 24, 2011 rated it liked it
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.
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Leon Garfield FRSL (14 July 1921 – 2 June 1996) was a British writer of fiction. He is best known for children's historical novels, though he also wrote for adults. He wrote more than thirty books and scripted Shakespeare: The Animated Tales for television.

Garfield attended Brighton Grammar School (1932-1938) and went on to study art at Regent Street Polytechnic, but his studies were interrupted f
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