Follow the tragic rise and fall of Macbeth, whose boundless ambition, fueled by witches' prophesies, traps him and Lady Macbeth in a web of political intrigue, madness, and murder. This study aid offers a detailed narrative guide to The Scottish Play, dramatic readings, critical analysis, and an introduction to Shakespeare's London. Author Mark Breitenberg, Ph.D, is a teacher of literature and critical theory at Swarthmore College, specializing in Shakespeare and Renaissance culture. Narrator Roger Rees is an associate artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company. This guide is part of the A+ AUDIO series from Time Warner, an innovative set of study materials that will help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. Look for other A+ titles from Audible in the Education section of Personal Development. Download and start listening now!