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William Shakespeare - The Tempest (Penguin) (2nd Hand Paperback)

£2.25
SKU SHB000421
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Good (Some neatly written notes on flypages, otherwise very good)
  • Category : Fiction - Poetry & Plays
  • Published : This Ed. first published 1968 (The New Penguin Shakespeare)
  • ISBN : 9780140707137
  • SKU : SHB000421
  • Quantity Available : 1

The Tempest (edited by Anne Barton).

Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm and torment the survivors of a shipwreck, including the King of Naples and Prospero’s treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero’s slave, Caliban, plots to rid himself of his master, but is thwarted by Prospero’s spirit-servant Ariel. The King’s young son Ferdinand, thought to be dead, falls in love with Prospero’s daughter Miranda. Their celebrations are cut short when Prospero confronts his brother and reveals his identity as the usurped Duke of Milan. The families are reunited and all conflict is resolved. Prospero grants Ariel his freedom and prepares to leave the island.

The New Penguin Shakespeare offers a complete edition of the plays and poems. Each volume has been prepared from the original texts and includes an introduction, a list of further reading, a full and helpful commentary, and a short account of the textual problems of the play. Creamy yellow cover.

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