Shylock, the moneylender, has an amusing
idea. He will lend some money to Antonio, a man he hates.
If Antonio cannot pay back the money, he must give Shylock
a pound of his flesh. When Antonio loses his money,
Shylock shows him no mercy ...
Hamlet's father, the King, has died, and his mother
has remarried Hamlet's uncle, Claudius. Then the young
Prince discovers that his father was murdered, and Claudius
is the killer! Hamlet swears to get revenge ¡X but can
he do it?
From cold, dark Scotland to the blue sky of the Mediterranean,
from the Danish court to the court of Britain long ago,
the five well-known stories in this book are filled
with murder, madness and magic.
This book includes The Merchant of Venice,
Macbeth, The Tempest, Hamlet
and King Lear.
William Shakespeare lived in England,
four hundred years ago. He is one of the world's greatest
writers. His plays are enjoyed by millions of people
because of the wonderful stories they tell.