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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User Review  - nmhale - LibraryThing

Hamlet shouldn't need a synopsis, as most Western readers have been exposed to the story in some form or other. Although, honestly, people might be more familiar with some of its most memorable quotes ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Hamlet is my favourite Shakespeare, and probably why I now love good books where everybody dies at the end. I enjoyed Mandrake's art here very much. It's very rich and full, filling the entire page ... Read full review

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Contents

The Play in Performance
An Account of the Text
Commentary
Copyright

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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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