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Tales from Shakespeare

Narrated by: David McCallion
Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
Categories: Classics, Shakespeare

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Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb is a retelling of 20 of Shakespeare’s most beloved stories. Within the pages of this book, the 19th-century authors bring to life the Shakespearean plots and characters of another age in an easy-to-understand prose of a newer generation.

This entertaining collection transports listeners back to an age of chivalry with prose that is both enthralling and entertaining. Shakespeare’s most beloved plays are brought to life with dramatically and artful storytelling that appeals to people of all ages. Charles and Mary Lamb provide a fantastic opening to those unfamiliar with the original Elizabethan versions of plays.

The brother and sister writing team of Charles and Mary Lamb were shrouded in mystery and intrigue throughout their lives, but the literary genius of these two authors gave the world a true classic that has withstood the test of time. 

  • Tales from Shakespeare includes the following: 
  • The Tempest
  • 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 or, What You Will
  • Timon of Athens
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Othello
  • Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Public Domain (P)2018 A.R.N. Publications

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  • Jacque Eddy
  • 07-10-19

A classic

The best way for students of Shakespeare at any age to begin to understand these timeless masterpieces. Worth every cent.