Romeo and Juliet Complete Text with Extras

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Harper Collins, Jun 8, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
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These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which, as they kiss, consume.

When Romeo first lays eyes on the bewitching Juliet, it's love at first sight. But though their love runs true and deep, it is also completely forbidden. With family and fate determined to keep them apart, will Romeo and Juliet find a way to be together?

William Shakespeare's masterpiece is one of the most enduring stories of star-crossed love of all time. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience with both the original play and a prose retelling of the beloved story, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.


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romeo an juliet is one of the best love story ever. - LibraryThing
Wonderful language and a timeless, simple plot. - LibraryThing
A thoroughly enjoyable and educational edition! - LibraryThing
Didn't like the ending. - LibraryThing
It is germane to the plot. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

I don't get the hype. I find Romeo to be completely annoying and the story is just frustrating. Worse is trying to see modern film adaptations of the same story, where life-or-death lost messages is ... Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Much has been written concerning this classic. The story is famous and of merit. The problem with Shakespeare's works is that much is lost due to the change in language and in culture over time. One ... Read full review

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William Shakespeare is the world's greatest ever playwright. Born in 1564, he split his time between Stratford-upon-Avon and London, where he worked as a playwright, poet and actor. In 1582 he married Anne Hathaway. Shakespeare died in 1616 at the age of fifty-two, leaving three children—Susanna, Hamnet and Judith. The rest is silence.

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