Independently Published, Apr 29, 2020 - 199 pages
This edition of 'King Lear' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous tragedy. The story depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, bringing tragic consequences for all. Narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's drama.
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Needed for Summer School ReadingUser Review - rn4god - Overstock.com
Unfortunately my rising 12th grader needed this book for her summer reading. She hated the book and found it difficult to follow. I chose this version because it updated the language somewhat and the ... Read full review