Tales from Shakespeare

  • by Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb
  • Narrated by Nadia May
  • 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A fabulous way to experience twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays, this retelling of the stories in prose was originally published just for children. Keeping Shakespeare's own words whenever possible, but making the plots and language easily understandable, this very readable collection has entertained and informed generations of adults as well. It is the ideal primer for anyone interested in becoming familiar with the works of the great bard. The plays summarized in this classic work are: The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Winter's Tale; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All's Well that Ends Well; The Taming of the Shrew; The Comedy of Errors; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night; Timon of Athens; Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet; Othello; and Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

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Too much for your money!

The content is good, the problem I find is it impossible to navigate. I've ended up with a huge file that I need to take pot luck with when I need to find a particular item.

My advice is to buy the seperate items and make life a great deal easier for yourself.
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- Mike

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-12-1999
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.