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Download Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (Adaptation) Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (Adaptation) (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Leon Garfield
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Shakespeare's thought-provoking tale of a merchant in debt to a heartless Jewish moneylender who demands his pound of flesh is movingly retold by award-winning author Leon Garfield. Read by Simon Russell Beale - who has spent many seasons with the RSC in such plays as The Tempest, King Lear, and Richard III - this compelling reinterpretation will delight both those who 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

Simon Russell Beale is an award-winning stage actor and recipient of numerous accolades, including the 1996 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor and the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He is an associate of the National Theatre and the Almeida Theatre in London and an associate artist at the Royal Shakespeare Company. His audiobook narrations have won eight AudioFile Earphones Awards.