By all accounts Tales from Shakespeare has remained the best introduction to the Bard, not only for young people but also for readers of all ages.
These prose summaries of 20 plays, mostly comedies, by the greatest playwright ever were prepared by Charles Lamb and his sister Mary.
All of the tales - with their clear, supple, and rhythmic prose - reward any reader, whether encountering Shakespeare for the first time or revisiting his work.
|No. of Pages||272|
|Author||Charles and Mery Lamb|