Tales from Shakespeare

Tales from Shakespeare

Puffin Classics
by Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb
Publisher: Puffin Books
Mass market paperback, 448 pages
Price: $5.99

Charles and Mary Lamb bring vividly alive the power of Hamlet and Othello, the fun of As You Like It and the drama of Pericles. Conveying Shakespeare's wit, wisdom and humanity, and never losing the feel of his beautiful language, these tales are classic literature in their own right.

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Summary: The Lambs condense several of Shakespeare's best-known plays into narratives that are entertaining and wise in their own right.

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