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Download Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Humphrey Carpenter Narrator: Carole Boyd Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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These modern re-tellings pick out the very best of Shakespeare. This is a very different look at some of the Bard's stories, each told from a minor character's point of view. Here's a humorous look at Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Henry V and others. Each story has its own flavour and style.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Emily | 3/26/2013

    " Great for children and preteens who are struggling to understand Shakespeare. Helped alot when reading 'Romeo and Juliet' in year 5 and when reading 'the tempest' in year 8 "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mike Jensen | 12/15/2012

    " An enjoyable, but ultimately unimportant retelling of several of Shakespeare's stories. Certain ideas are emphasized and others downplayed or cut. This probably tells us more about Humphrey Carpenter than it does about Shakespeare. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Thomas Moss | 6/20/2011

    " Very good description by a famous author like Humphrey Carpenter. Well recommended. "

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