byWilliam Shakespeare

Hardcover | September 8, 2016

Macbeth by William Shakespeare
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Shakespeare's darkest play in a pocket, collectible edition Dark and violent, Macbeth is also the most theatrically spectacular of Shakespeare's tragedies. Promised a golden future as ruler of Scotland by three sinister witches, Macbeth murders the king to ensure his ambitions are realized. But he soon learns the meaning of terror - killing once, he must kill again and again, and the dead return to haunt him. A story of war and witchcraft, Macbeth also explores the relationship between husband and wife, and the risks they are prepared to take to achieve their desires.

This Macmillan Collector's Library edition is illustrated throughout by renowned artist Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897), and features and introduction by Dr Robert Mighall.
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is not known but is traditionally 23 April, St George's Day. Aged 18, he married a Stratford farmer's daughter, Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on tour in Stratford from London, and there...
Title:MacbethFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:168 pages, 6.17 X 5.41 X 0.53 inShipping dimensions:168 pages, 6.17 X 5.41 X 0.53 inPublished:September 8, 2016Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909621889

ISBN - 13:9781909621886

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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