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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trilliams - LibraryThing
Richard spends so much of this play depressed that you'd think he was in The Bell Jar. This play had three stars until "Go thou and fill another room in hell" made me change my pants. Read full review
Review: Richard II (Wars of the Roses #1)User Review - Edward Cheer - Goodreads
Provoking, intriguing, and (in my opinion) timeless. I fell in love with this script the more and more I read it. A great example of Shakespeare's great writing is Richard's monologue in Act V Scene 5 ... Read full review