Macbeth

Macbeth

Dover Thrift Editions
by William Shakespeare
Publisher: Dover Publications
Mass market paperback, 96 pages
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Unabridged edition.

Set amid the gloomy castles and lonely heaths of medieval Scotland, "Macbeth" is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Goaded by his ambitious wife, Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland, in order to succeed to the throne. Tortured by his conscience and fearful of discovery, the Scottish nobleman becomes tangled in a web of treachery and deceit that ultimately spells his doom. Note. Explanatory footnotes. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Summary: Three witches prophesy that Macbeth shall be king of Scotland. Lady Macbeth and his own greed will drive him to horrific lengths to make that prophesy come true.

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