Hamlet

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Penguin UK, Apr 7, 2005 - Drama - 400 pages
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A young prince meets with his father's ghost, who alleges that his own brother, now married to his widow, murdered him. The prince devises a scheme to test the truth of the ghost's accusation, feigning wild madness while plotting a brutal revenge. But his apparent insanity soon begins to wreak havoc on innocent and guilty alike.
 

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I'm so glad I read this in school. I had every aspect explained and I realized how amazing Hamlet is. Like fo serious. We didn't even cover the half of it, becuase there are an infinite number of ... Read full review

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I bought this for my daughters AP Lit class. The Norton edition was the one recommended by her teacher. She liked having Kenneth Branagh on the cover too. Read full review

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The Play in Performance
An Account of the Text
Commentary
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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born to John Shakespeare and mother Mary Arden some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote about 38 plays (the precise number is uncertain), a collection of sonnets and a variety of other poems.

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