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King Lear

by William Shakespeare Author · George Hunter Editor

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An ageing king makes a capricious decision to divide his realm among his three daughters according to the love they express for him. When the youngest daughter refuses to take part in this charade, she is banished, leaving the king dependent on her manipulative and untrustworthy sisters. In the scheming and recriminations that follow, not only does the king's own sanity crumble, but the stability of the realm itself is also threatened.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Edition:
1
Publication Date:
2005

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William Shakespeare (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

Author of introduction, etc. :
Kiernan Ryan
Other :
Kiernan Ryan
Author :
William Shakespeare
Editor :
George Hunter
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