Tales from Shakespeare

  • by Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, William Shakespeare
  • Narrated by Alan Cumming, Nigel Davenport, Andrew Sachs, Juliet Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Discover Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.
A perfect introduction for all ages to the breadth and beauty of Shakespeare's work, Tales from Shakespearehas become a classic work in its own right. The tales bring vividly alive the power of Hamlet and Macbeth, the fun of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the drama of The Tempest. Blending detailed narrative with original dialogue and poetic language, they fully convey the wit, wisdom, and imagination of Shakespeare's magnificent plays.


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Customer Reviews

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Marvellous reading

Could be helped by labelling the chapters with the titles of the plays instead of numbers 1-8, to navigate to King Lear or the Tempest or whatever. This comment of course holds true for all Audible chapters - hopeless lack of adequate detail.
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- APritchard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-05-2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd