King Lear (Annotated)
Independently Published, 2021 M03 27 - 163 pages
This book is written by William Shakespeare and first published in 1606 and is considered one of his greatest works. William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".
This is the best tragedy book. King Lear is considered one of Shakespeare's greatest plays. King Lear decides to step down and divide his kingdom between his three daughters. When his youngest and favourite daughter refuses to compete and perform her love for him, he is enraged and disowns her. She remains loyal to him, however, though he slides into madness and his other children betray him.
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Needed for Summer School ReadingUser Review - rn4god - Overstock.com
Unfortunately my rising 12th grader needed this book for her summer reading. She hated the book and found it difficult to follow. I chose this version because it updated the language somewhat and the ... Read full review