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Title: Stories from Shakespeare's Comedies
Author: Retold by Katherine Mattock
ISBN: 978-0-195462-39-5
Genre: Classics, Plays, Short stories
Level: 2
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life


A fat and merry English knight, Sir John Falstaff, sends love letters to two married women, hoping to get their money. But the women trick the greedy knight again and again.

Finally Falstaff goes to meet one of the women under an oak tree, but suddenly there are fairies all around him, and they want to hurt him ... Will Falstaff find romance and riches, or is this the end of him ...?

Also in this collection of funny stories, read about a man and a woman who love to argue, and about another man whose new wife has a terrible temper.

William Shakespeare lived in England four hundred years ago. He is seen as one of the world's greatest writers, and his plays are still enjoyed by millions of people. This is partly because of the wonderful stories they tell.

Four other collections of stories from Shakespeare's plays are available as Oxford Progressive English Readers: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Other Stories in Grade 2, and The Merchant of Venice and Other Stories and Stories from Shakespeare's Histories in Grade 3, and Othello and Other Stories in Grade 4.


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