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Tales from Shakespeare

by Charles Lamb Author · Mary Lamb Author

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Discover Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this fantastic, unabridged and downloadable audiobook edition of Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, read by Alan Cumming, Juliet Stevenson, Nigel Davenport and Andrew Sachs. A perfect introduction for all ages to the breadth and beauty of Shakespeare's work. Tales from Shakespeare has become a classic work in its own right. The tales bring vividly to life 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.Includes King Lear, The Tempest, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Measure for Measure.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Puffin
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2010

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 107.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 107.6 MB

William Shakespeare (Author)

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright of the 16th and 17 centuries, now widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the word's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Charles Lamb (Author)

William Shakespeare was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote about 38 plays (the precise number is uncertain), many of which are regarded as the most exceptional works of drama ever produced, ...

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Creators

Narrator :
Nigel Davenport
Narrator :
Alan Cumming
Author :
William Shakespeare
Author :
Charles Lamb
Narrator :
Andrew Sachs
Author :
Mary Lamb
Narrator :
Juliet Stevenson
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