• The Shakespeare Book

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  • By: DK
  • Narrated by: Roger May
  • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
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Publisher's Summary

This is the perfect study guide to the complete works of Shakespeare, covering everything from the romantic Romeo and Juliet to the tragedy Macbeth, alongside his Elizabethan history plays, sonnets and other poems.

With detailed plot summaries and an in-depth analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, innovative exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare plays, sonnets and poetry, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost plays and lesser known works of poetry.

Packed with witty anecdotes and memorable quotes, The Shakespeare Book, with Roger May's narration, brings the Bard's best loved characters and story lines to life and explores all of his key themes and much-quoted phrases. 

Whether you're a Shakespeare scholar, a student of the great Bard, or simply someone who wants to learn more, The Shakespeare Book offers a fuller appreciation of his phenomenal talent and the lasting legacy of his plays and poetry.

©2015 Dorling Kindersley Ltd (P)2019 DK Audio

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