From Our Editors
Love and innocence must face off against greed and ambition in this classic work. The Duchess of Malfi is John Webster’s tale of a disastrous marriage of a noblewoman and a commoner. This union occurs secretly from the Duchess’s jealous brothers, who scheme to inherit her title and estates. Readers will be shocked at the truly horrifying climax to this story.
From the Publisher
The evils of greed and ambition overwhelm love, innocence, and the bonds of kinship in this dark tragedy concerning the secret marriage of a noblewoman and a commoner. John Webster's great Jacobean drama detailing the fiendish schemes of two brothers who desire their wealthy sister's title and estates ends with a bloody and horrifying climax.