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Download Shakespeare: As You Like It (Adaptation) Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Leon Garfield Narrator: Clare Higgins Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2012 ISBN:
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Shakespeare's lively comedy features rivalry between noble brothers, exile and eventual reconciliation, and the contentment of country life in the Forest of Arden. Retold by celebrated author Leon Garfield and read by Clare Higgins - who has performed with the RSC in Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, and A Midsummer Night's Dream - this enjoyable reinterpretation will delight both those who already know and love the works of Shakespeare and those who have yet to discover them.

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About the Author

Leon Garfield (1921–1996) was one of the top children’s authors of his time. Among his most popular works were about a dozen adventure novels set in an alternate eighteenth-century London. His novel Devil-in-the-Fog earned him the first-ever Guardian Award for Children’s Fiction, and he won the Carnegie Medal for his retelling of the Greek Myths, The God beneath the Sea, and a Whitbread Book Award for John Diamond.

About the Narrator

Clare Higgins, an award-winning English actress, is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. As a stage actress, she has had leading roles in London and on Broadway in such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire, Night of the Iguana, and Measure for Measure. She has had roles in numerous BBC television plays and series, including Downton Abbey. In film, she best known for Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II, and The Golden Compass. Her acting awards include three Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, and a London Critics Circle Award. She has narrated more than a dozen audiobooks, earning three AudioFile Earphones Awards.