Richard II (Google eBook)
This moving and eloquent historical drama depicts the conflict between a willful and arrogant poet of a king, Richard II, and his politically pragmatic cousin, Bolingbroke. Rich with memorable scenes and speeches, this lyrical history moves from a splendid medieval tournament to the poignant surrender of a crown; from the queen’s heart-shattering farewell to her king to Richard’s murder—a deed “chronicled in hell” that lives forever as one of the great moments in theater.
From the Paperback edition.
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Review: Richard II (Wars of the Roses #1)User Review - Richard Pittman - Goodreads
Having already read all of the Shakespearean plays that I consider truly iconic, I have been reading some of his lesser-appreciated works lately (or re-reading ones I've read before). Richard II is ... Read full review
Review: Richard II (Wars of the Roses #1)User Review - Hella - Goodreads
The main reason why I started this book is my will to watch the BBC series "The Hollow Crown". It is based on four shakesperian plays, Richard II, Henry IV part one and two, and then Henry V. As the ... Read full review