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Hag-Seed - Margaret Atwood
Hag-Seed
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Hag-Seed is a re-visiting of Shakespeare’s play of magic and illusion, The Tempest, and will be the fourth novel in the Hogarth Shakespeare series.The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures. Here, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots to restore the fortunes... show more
Hag-Seed is a re-visiting of Shakespeare’s play of magic and illusion, The Tempest, and will be the fourth novel in the Hogarth Shakespeare series.The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures. Here, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots to restore the fortunes of his daughter Miranda by using magic and illusion -- starting with a storm th
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781090220 (178109022X)
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Hogarth Shakespeare
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
3.5 Hag-Seed
Hag-Seed is Margaret Atwood's entry in the "novelists take on Shakespeare's plays" lineup, and is her take on The Tempest. Felix, the director of a Canadian theater festival, and a lover of Shakespeare, is planning his latest extravaganza: a production of The Tempest, starring a teenaged gymnast a...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
4.0 Hag-seed
The Tempest was the first Shakespeare play that I ever saw live (in The Globe in 2011). I've since read the original play and when I saw that Margaret Atwood was writing a Hogarth Shakespeare based on it, I had to read it (after previously enjoying The Handmaid's Tale). But I previously read My Name...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.5 Monotony is anti-Shakespeare: "Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold" by Margaret Atwood
Published October 2016. “’Shit’ off bounds,” he says. “Adjust your cursing accordingly.” “’Shit’ was okay last years,” says Leggs. “So how come?” “I changed my mind,” says Felix. “I got tired of it. Too much shit is monotonous, and monotony is anti-Shakespeare. […]” In “Hag-Seed” by Margaret Atw...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 This modern day rendition of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is a joy to read.
Hag-seed, Margaret Atwood, author; R. H. Thomson, narrator The book is read so convincingly by R. H. Thomson, an accomplished actor who brings that skill to every word he utters, that the characters leapt from the page into the real world and took on human forms. Listening to this book was truly lik...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Hag-Seed, by Margaret Atwood
One of the joys of reading the Hogarth Shakespeare series is seeing how different authors respond to the original plays. Some retell the stories in a modern context (The Gap of Time and Vinegar Girl) or respond to the problems of the play (Shylock is My Name). In Hag-Seed, Margaret Atwood takes on T...
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