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Othello (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Othello (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army and his unfaithful ensign, Iago. This is one of the most prolific Shakespeare works featuring themes of passion, jealousy, love, betrayal, revenge and repentance. This edition of 'Othello' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Justice, mortality, mercy in Vienna, dichotomy between corruption and purity. Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. Mercy and virtue prevail, as the play does not end tragically, with virtues such as compassion and forgiveness being exercised at the end of the production. This edition of 'Measure for Measure' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Revenge (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Revenge (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

This collection of Shakespeare tales focuses on themes of revenge, opening with 'Hamlet', the greatest revenge play of all time, one of the finest examples of revenge that a young man plans for the murder of his father. This collection of Shakespeare adaptations also includes 'Macbeth', and 'The Merchant of Venice' stories, each offering unique perspective on psychology of revenge. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

In Shakespeare plays the tragic and the comic often fade into each other turning into harmonious blending of these two elements. Shakespeare takes a special delight in employment of such harmonies. His tragedies never fail of having their comic interludes and his comedies often have a serious undertone. Still, the comic is not the tragic, and in this collection we offer some of the more humorous and witty tales from Shakespeare. The following Shakespeare adaptations are included here: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'As You Like It', 'Measure for Measure'. Read in English, unabridged.

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The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Petruchio tames Katherina, an unwilling participant in the relationship, with various psychological torments, such as keeping her from eating and drinking, until she becomes a desirable, compliant, and obedient bride. This edition of 'The Taming of the Shrew' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Timon of Athens (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Timon of Athens (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

In the beginning, Timon is a wealthy and generous Athenian gentleman. He hosts a large banquet, attended by nearly all the main characters. Timon gives away money wastefully, and everyone wants to please him to get more, except for Apemantus, a churlish philosopher whose cynicism Timon cannot yet appreciate. This edition of 'Timon of Athens' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Valentine is preparing to leave Verona for Milan so as to broaden his horizons. He begs his best friend, Proteus, to come with him, but Proteus is in love with Julia, and refuses to leave. The play deals with the themes of friendship and infidelity, the conflict between friendship and love, and the foolish behaviour of people in love. This edition of 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabdridged.

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All's Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

All's Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Helena, the low-born ward of a French countess, is in love with the countess's son Bertram, who is indifferent to her. Bertram goes to Paris to replace his late father as attendant to the ailing King of France. Helena, the daughter of a recently deceased doctor, follows Bertram, ostensibly to offer the King her services as a healer. The King is sceptical, and she guarantees the cure with her life: if he dies, she will be put to death, but if he lives, she may choose a husband from the court. This edition of 'All's Well That Ends Well' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Complete Shakespeare Tales (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Complete Shakespeare Tales (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Friendship, betrayal, wisdom, humour, epic romance, betrayal, jealousy, adventure, bravery, and murder. There's everything in those iconic Shakespeare stories. His work transcends generations and appeals endlessly to other writers. His dramatic structures are both simple and complicated, intertwined with numerous relationships, which reappear in our lives again and again. This iconic collection of Shakespeare tales includes twenty of his most prominent works adapted by Edith Nesbit and transformed into modern English. This collection includes the following: 01 Romeo and Juliet; 02 A Midsummer Night's Dream; 03 Hamlet; 04 King Lear; 05 The Tempest; 06 As You Like It; 07 The Winter's Tale; 08 Twelfth Night; 09 Much Ado About Nothing; 10 Pericles; 11 Cymbeline; 12 Macbeth; 13 The Comedy of Errors; 14 The Merchant of Venice; 15 Measure for Measure; 16 Othello; 17 The Taming of the Shrew; 18 Timon of Athens; 19 The Two Gentlemen of Verona; 20 All's Well That Ends Well. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Wisdom (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Wisdom (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.' Shakespeare is often referred to as the great teacher of life and for a good reason too. His tales offer worldly wisdom on tap and great abundance of it. In this collection of Shakespeare tales we offer those that perhaps more than others teach us important lessons. The collection includes: The Taming of the Shrew; Timon of Athens; All's Well That Ends Well. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Jealousy (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Jealousy (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Shakespeare often uses expressive language in his portrayal of jealousy. It is a 'green-eyed monster', an object that 'one might fight and conquer', 'an infection which strikes as quickly as the plague'. In this selection of Shakespeare stories jealousy plays a prominent role offering us a wonderful opportunity to learn how Shakespeare's characters are dealing with this vice. The collection includes: Othello; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Twelfth Night. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Friendship and Betrayal (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Friendship and Betrayal (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

This collection of Shakespeare tales focuses on themes of friendship and betrayal. Included in this volume: The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Comedy of Errors; The Winter's Tale; Read in English, unabridged.

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