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Macbeth - A.J. Hartley, David Hewson
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781612183015 (1612183018)
ASIN: 1612183018
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
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Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
This audiobook is done from a novelization of Macbeth. Most of the storyline is drawn from the play but the authors also drew from real historical events and fleshed out a few characters to add to the story. Add in Alan Cumming as the narrator and you get a great audiobook. I did feel that the v...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
4.0 Macbeth by A.J. Hartley & David Hewson
Thought this was a great way to read Shakespeare. I read the play in high school but due to the complicated language most of the plot and dialogue went right over my head. If asked what happened in the play I wouldn't have been able to say much more than that there were three witches and Lady Macbet...
suzemo rated it
I thought this re-telling (but not quite retelling) of MacBeth was quite well done and very enjoyable. Alan Cumming did a great job as narrator (as always).I'm glad this wasn't just a blow by blow of the original play in a new form, as some retellings are. The authors took from the book and from his...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
1.0 Macbeth
I only got 1/4 of the way through the book before I returned it to Amazon. I thought it'd be a nice change of pace . . . Turns out it was a change of pace, but not such a nice one!Shakespears Macbeth is pretty depressing. Imagine how depressing the story becomes in modern language with fully devel...
AmySea rated it
The authors of this book say, "Though we bow before Shakespeare's genius and freely acknowledge that nothing we have done here could have existed without his words as a starting point, we wanted to make the story--not the play, but the story--our own." Well, they succeeded.This book was *full* of l...
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