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Download King John Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample King John (Unabridged), by William Shakespeare
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,199 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: The Marlowe Society Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatizes the reign of King John of England (ruled 1199 - 1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mid-1590s but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in 1623. Performed by The Marlowe Society. Download and start listening now!

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Cindy | 2/19/2014

    " Life is too short to read boring stuff. This was really boring. I get that Shakespeare was trying to make a point here, with the parallels between King John and his father, Henry II, and with Queen Elizabeth and her father, Henry VIII, but still, that's no excuse for a boring play. He stuck too closely to history and didn't give any glimpse of the personalities at work behind the story. Not worth reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by RK Byers | 2/15/2014

    " this was alright as far as his "King" books go. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Miles | 2/8/2014

    " The ironic running commentary by Falcounbridge and the florid histrionics of Constance redeem the lack of focus in this overcrowded, awkwardly constructed play---that is, redeem it on the page; I do not know if they could save it in performance. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nathan | 2/2/2014

    " This is what was at stratford upon avon when i went to visit shakespeares birthplace...no frills great performance... "

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