Shakespeare in shorts

Ten stories by William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare meets the new generation!

Exactly four hundred years ago William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright of all time, author of immortal verses and stories that are still represented today on stages all over the world as well as on the large and small screen, died.

Shakespeare in shorts brings to life some o these tales in a language that is fresh and immediate. Ten of the immortal works become ten stories in which the plot, the characters and Shakespeare’s unforgettable speeches are reproduced with effective simplicity that respects their powerful beauty. The passions and the intrigues, the irony and the magic, the great figures from the past and the fascination of the Elizabethan period in England, will fascinate young readers and will certainly also appeal toa mature reading public.

The stories in the volume are: Othello/ The Life and Death of King Richard III/ King Lear/ Julius Caesar/ The Tempest/ Romeo and Juliet/ Macbeth/ Hamlet, Prince of Denmark/ A Midsummer Night’s Dream/ The Winter’s Tale