The Tempest

byWilliam ShakespeareIllustratorJohn GilbertIntroduction bySimon Callow

July 30, 2019|
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
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A complete and illustrated edition of Shakespeare''s late comedy with a new introduction by actor, writer and director Simon Callow. A magical escapist fantasy centred around the disruption of social order, The Tempest is one of Shakespeare''s most poetic and political comedies. This edition features illustrations by renowned artist Sir John Gilbert and a new introduction by Simon Callow. As tumultuous waves roar over an uninhabited Mediterranean island, Prospero has been banished from Italy, Ferdinand and Miranda become entwined in a love knot, Sebastian and Antonia plot a murder, a drunken butler wants the throne and Ariel and Caliban have lost power over their home. Shakespeare lyrically transforms the stage into a shipwreck and leaves his characters to fight for control of the island. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector''s Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much-loved classic titles.
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is unknown but is celebrated on April 23, which happens to be St George''s Day, and the day in 1616 on which Shakespeare died. At age eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585, William joined an acting troupe...
Title:The TempestFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 6.32 X 5.19 X 0.44 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 6.32 X 5.19 X 0.44 inPublished:30 juillet 2019Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1509889760

ISBN - 13:9781509889761

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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