Shakespeare's Macbeth

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 21, 2008 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 185 pages
Witches and prophesies. Fate and fortune.. Murders and atrocities. Insomnia and insanity. Unchecked aspirations and even decapitation. Power-crazed and convinced of his own invincibility, Macbeth, the Scottish war hero, turns into a serial killer, annihilating anybody who gets in his way.

A four-page introduction gets you involved, and an abridged text makes the action fast-paced. The text is true to Shakespeare's original language, setting, and time. This manga edition gets you quickly engrossed in Macbeth's blood-soaked path to power.

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An excellent resource for students who are already studying Shakespeare's Macbeth in its original form, and a great way to get students interested in the Bard's work, this resource would fall short if ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Adam Sexton is the author of Master Class in Fiction Writing and the editor of the anthologies Love Stories, Rap on Rap, and Desperately Seeking Madonna. He has written on art and entertainment for The New York Times and The Village Voice, and he teaches fiction writing and literature at New York University and critical reading and writing at Parsons School of Design. A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.

Eve Grandt works in an animal shelter by day and draws comics by night. She lives in New York City with her roommate, two cats, and two rabbits. This is her first published work, and you can e-mail her about it or anything else at To see more of her comics and illustrations please visit

Candice Chow has always had an interest in anime and manga. She started pursuing animation and eventually graduated with a degree from the School of Visual Arts. After college, Candice found herself heading toward the field of comics and manga. Besides her love for Japanese animations and manga, Candice’s other hobbies include video games, piano, and shopping.

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