The Tempest

Paperback | October 13, 1998

byWilliam Shakespeare

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The bard''s final play, containing his mature reflections on life, concerns Prospero, a philosophical old magician, and Miranda, his lovely daughter, who dwell in peaceful isolation on an enchanted island. When a shipwreck brings old enemies to shore, the stage is set for a masterly drama of comedy, romance, and reconciliation.

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The last play of the world’s greatest playwright is indeed a mystical adventure. The Tempest is William Shakespeare’s tale of Prospero, a philosophical old magician and Miranda, his innocent and beautiful daughter. The two are alone on a deserted island, until a shipwrecked party, including the enemies that condemned them to the island, joins them and mayhem ensues.

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The bard's final play, containing his mature reflections on life, concerns Prospero, a philosophical old magician, and Miranda, his lovely daughter, who dwell in peaceful isolation on an enchanted island. When a shipwreck brings old enemies to shore, the stage is set for a masterly drama of comedy, romance, and reconciliation.

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:October 13, 1998Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:048640658X

ISBN - 13:9780486406589

Appropriate for ages: 14

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