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The Tragedy of King Lear Audiobook

The Tragedy of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Brad Filippone Release Date: October 2018

King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom by giving bequests to two of his three daughters egged on by their continual flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Derived from the legend of Leir of Britain, a mythological pre-Roman Celtic king, the play has been widely adapted for the stage and motion pictures, with the title role coveted by many of the world's most accomplished actors.

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Falstaff: Give Me Life Audiobook

Falstaff: Give Me Life

Author: Harold Bloom Narrator: Simon Vance Release Date: September 2018

Falstaff is both a comic and tragic central protagonist in Shakespeare's three Henry plays: Henry IV, Parts One and Two, and Henry V. He is companion to Prince Hal (the future Henry V), who loves him, goads, him, teases him, indulges his vast appetites, and commits all sorts of mischief with him-some innocent, some cruel. Falstaff can be lewd, funny, careless of others, a bad creditor, an unreliable friend, and in the end, devastatingly reckless in his presumption of loyalty from the new King. Award-winning author and esteemed professor Harold Bloom writes about Falstaff with the deepest compassion and sympathy and also with unerring wisdom. He uses the relationship between Falstaff and Hal to explore the devastation of severed bonds and the heartbreak of betrayal. Just as we encounter one type of Anna Karenina or Jay Gatsby when we are young adults and another when we are middle-aged, Bloom writes about his own shifting understanding of Falstaff over the course of his lifetime. Ultimately we come away with a deeper appreciation of this profoundly complex character, and this "poignant work" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) as a whole becomes an extraordinarily moving argument for literature as a path to and a measure of our humanity.

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The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare Stories)

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

The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play. This edition of 'The Comedy of Errors' 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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Julius Caesar Audiobook

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2018

TOO MUCH POWER IN ONE MAN'S HANDSJulius Caesar is a marked man. Adoring commoners celebrate his battlefield victories, but those higher up the Roman political ladder worry that his ambition has grown too large. On a stormy night full of alarming sights and ominous portents, Cassius persuades Caesar's friend Brutus to help him with a momentous task: assassinate Caesar for the good of the Republic. But death doesn't stop Caesar, whose spirit haunts the destinies of his friends and enemies, threatening the republican ideal for which they murdered him.Shakespeare's political thriller explores powerbrokers' strategies-honorable and not-and their unexpected, violent consequences.

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Macbeth (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Macbeth (Shakespeare Stories)

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

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. Forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion, he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler. This edition of ' Macbeth' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous tragedy, 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 Love Tales (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Love Tales (Shakespeare Stories)

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

Shakespeare was familiar with all beautiful forms and images, with all that is sweet or majestic in the simple aspects of nature and human life, of that indestructible love, and clear waters, and soft airs and sounds, and bright skies and woodland solitudes, and moon-light bowers. The writings of Shakespeare have been justly termed the richest, the purest, the fairest, that genius uninspired ever penned. This collection of Shakespeare love tales includes: Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Pericles. These timeless stories are retold in modern English retaining all key elements of Shakespeare's original storyline, characters and wisdoms. Read in English, unabridged.

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Storm in a Teacup (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Storm in a Teacup (Shakespeare Stories)

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

Shakespeare instructed by delighting. His comedies and tragedies contain more actual wisdom than the whole body of English learning. He is the teacher of all good - pity, generosity, true courage, love. His bright wit is cut out into little stars. This collection of Shakespeare tales includes: The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Cymbeline. These timeless stories are retold in modern English retaining all key elements of Shakespeare's original storyline, characters and wisdoms. Read in English, unabridged.

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Pericles (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Pericles (Shakespeare Stories)

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

Pericles, the young Prince of Tyre in Phoenicia. modern day Lebanon, hears the riddle, and instantly understands its meaning: Antiochus is engaged in an incestuous relationship with his daughter. If he reveals this truth, he will be killed, but if he answers incorrectly, he will also be killed. This edition of 'Pericles' 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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Cymbeline (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Cymbeline (Shakespeare Stories)

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

Cymbeline, the Roman Empire's vassal king of Britain, once had two sons, Guiderius and Arvirargus, but they were stolen twenty years earlier as infants by an exiled traitor named Belarius. Cymbeline now discovers that his only child left, his daughter Imogen, has secretly married her lover Posthumus Leonatus, an otherwise honourable man of Cymbeline's court. This edition of ' Cymbeline' 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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Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Stories)

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

This edition of 'Romeo and Juliet' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous play, the incredible romantic story full of passion and wisdom retold in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's drama. Read in English, unabridged.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Stories)

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

This edition of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous comedy. The events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons 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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Hamlet (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Hamlet (Shakespeare Stories)

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

This edition of 'Hamlet' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous play 'The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark'. Set in Denmark, the story dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to wreak upon his uncle, Claudius, by the ghost of Hamlet's father, King Hamlet. Narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's drama. Read in English, unabridged.

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