All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Folger Shakespeare Library
by William Shakespeare
Mass market paperback, 280 pages
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The daughter of a renowned physician pursues her passion for an elusive bridegroom through a comic maze of mistaken identities, betrayals, repentance, and dramatic revelation. This extraordinary combination of romantic melodrama and outright farce offers a thought-provoking subtext on the way to fulfilling the promise of its title.

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Summary: It is not at all certain that all will end well for most of this play, which represents one of Shakespeare's so-called "problem plays."

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