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Title: The Merchant of Venice and Other Stories from Shakespeare's Plays
Author: Edited by David Foulds
ISBN: 0 19 597144 2
Genre: Classics, Plays, Crime and detective stories, Horror and suspense, Short stories
Level: 3
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Nature and environment

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.


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Stories from Shakespeare's Histories, Level 3
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