Publish date: February 12th 2008
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH REVIEW ONLYMacbeth v 1984A dark Cave. In the middle, a teapot boiling. Thunder. Enter Mona Ogg and her two accomplices. 1 WITCH. Thrice the branded wool has knotted. 2 WITCH. Thrice and once, the dropped stitch fled. 3 WITCH. Harpier cries:—'tis time! 'tis ti...
2.5 starts (average). Great idea for a book that was hampered by the first person narration. Lady Macbeth tells her own story but it is done without any real feeling and was rather cold. Full review here: http://shelfandstuff.blogspot.com/2009/10/lady-macbeth-by-susan-fraser-king.html
A very different tale of Macbeth and his lady than Shakespeare's. Lady Gruadh (Rue) is descended from one of two branches of the ancient royal line of Celtic Kings. First married against her wishes to Gilcomgan of Moray, her husband is killed in battle with Macbeth, and the pregnant Rue is married t...