King Lear

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East India Publishing Company, 2020 M11 24 - 170 pages
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King Lear tells the tale of a King in pre-Roman Britain. Lear transfers his holdings and power to two of his three daughters after the two profess their affection for him. His third daughter refuses to fawn over him and gets nothing.Once the two daughters have power, they treat Lear with disrespect, driving Lear into madness and the kingdom into chaos. Once spurned by the first two Lear reconciles with his third daughter, but before long tragedy strikes.

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

This full-cast audio recording tells the story of King Lear who unwisely divided his inheritance based on his perception of how much each daughter loved him. We see how this leads to a life of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

I read (listened) to this after reading A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. I enjoyed both very much. Read full review

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