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Comic books in 'Manga Shakespeare GN Series'

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    Manga Shakespeare King Lear GN (2009 SelfMadeHero) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Based on the story by William Sakespeare. Adapted by Richard Appignanesi. Art by Ilya. The story of King Lear, the old chieftain who decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, begins like a fairy tale - and ends as the most terrifying tragedy ever written. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 208 pages, B&W.

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    Manga Shakespeare Hamlet GN (2007) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Based on the story by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Richard Appignanesi. Art by Emmas Vieceli. Hamlet is one of Shakespeare's most well-known plays, and this exciting manga re-telling provides young readers an innovative introduction to "the melancholy Dane." Hamlet is the typical angst-ridden teen - he doesn't know how to deal with his responsibilities, how to treat his girlfriend, or how to react to his father's death. He has no one to trust, and he even acts crazy so adults will leave him alone. Manga fans - and kids who find Shakespeare intimidating - will be drawn to the style and action of the Manga Shakespeare series, learning that required reading doesn't have to be boring. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 196 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    Manga Shakespeare Macbeth GN (2008) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Based on the story by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Richard Appignanesi. Art by Robert Deas. "Double double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble!" So say the eerie trio of witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth, a story full of ghosts, witches, bloody ambition, and nonstop action. After Macbeth hears the witches' prophecy that he will be Scotland's king, he will stop at nothing to make it so. Vividly adapted using Shakespeare's own words in the fast-paced and immediate style of manga, Macbeth is the perfect addition to the Manga Shakespeare series - ideal for students and manga fans alike. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 208 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    Manga Shakespeare Julius Caesar GN (2008 Amulet Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Based on the story by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Richard Appignanesi. Art by Mustashrik. In William Shakespeare's enduring tale of ancient Rome, Julius Caesar stands at the height of his powers - but there are men plotting his destruction. Is Caesar a tyrant or a dynamic leader? Are his enemies greedy or noble? The Manga Shakespeare adaptation of this important work maintains the language - and the fierce political intrigue - of the original while including a fresh perspective through the style of modern manga. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 208 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.