Manga Shakespeare: Hamlet
Now presenting Manga Shakespeare—the Bard’s greatest plays in an accessible, lively format for a new generation of readers Hamletis one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, and this exciting new retelling provides young readers an innovative introduction to “the melancholy Dane.” Hamlet is your typical angst-ridden teen—he doesn’t know how to deal with his responsibilities, how to treat his girlfriend, or how to react to his father’s death. He has no one to trust, and he even acts crazy so adults will leave him alone. Manga fans—and kids who find Shakespeare intimidating—will be drawn to the style and action of theManga Shakespeareseries, learning that required reading doesn’t have to be boring.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing
While the art isn't the prettiest I've seen, it still brings Hamlet to life...in the future! It's not Hamlet word for word, but it's pretty close, and the setting has been moved to 2107. Despite the ... Read full review
HAMLET: Manga ShakespeareUser Review - Kirkus
This manga slightly alters the Shakespearean tragedy's content and presents the play in a left-to-right reading pattern rather than the authentic right-to-left manga style. The Americanized format ... Read full review