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Download Romeo and Juliet: Shakepeare's Plays Made Accessible for Children Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Romeo and Juliet: Shakepeares Plays Made Accessible for Children, by William Shakespeare
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (910,764 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Rob Penman Publisher: Real Reads Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy made accessible as drama for younger listeners whilst remaining true to the Bard's verse and vocabulary. What could be worse than falling in love with your enemy? Romeo Montague thinks he's in love until he meets Juliet Capulet. With her, he discovers what true love really feels like. But their two families are bitter rivals, and no one must know about their secret passion. When Romeo kills Juliet's cousin in a brawl, their hopes of happiness seem doomed. Can Friar Laurence use their love to reconcile the two families, or will his plans bring further tragedy?

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lucy♥ | 2/4/2014

    " Well, I just finished reading this in freshman English class and it's obviously a masterpiece. I just don't believe in the concept of two people falling in love, getting married and dying all within a few days. Other than that, this is definitely one of my favorite love stories. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Thuy | 1/29/2014

    " I like the old-fashioned language. But seriously. The both of them are fools. what the heck are they doing? he is killing himself on top of a girl, he barely knows. he just met her a few days ago.. oh jeez.. love sucks and then you die! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lauder | 1/28/2014

    " In my eyes, this is a cliche drama. True, in Shakespeare's day, it was considered dramatic, but nowadays, everyone knows about the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet. The language is beautiful, but I don't believe it is true love they are feeling. I think they are feeling lust. I love Shakespeare, but I don't really enjoy this tale of two star-crossed lovers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Marion | 1/25/2014

    " Listened to an L.A. Theatreworks dramatization of "Romeo and Juliet" on audiobook. My son is currently reading the play for 9th grade English. "

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