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Download Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (Adaptation) Audiobook (Unabridged)

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Set in old Verona, this is Shakespeare's famous tragedy of two star-crossed lovers, their doomed romance and the bitter enmity between their respective families, the Capulets and the Montagues. Masterfully retold by distinguished author Leon Garfield and read by Clare Higgins - who has acted with the RSC in Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra and A Midsummer Night's Dream - this impressive 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

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.