Pericles, Prince of Tyre

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9781528705189 - Pericles
9781528705189 - Pericles
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

A father loses his wife, who dies at sea during childbirth. Upon land, Pericles entrusts his new-born daughter, Marina, to the Governor of Tarsus and his wife. Fourteen years later, Marina escapes a deadly plan, devised by the jealous Governor’s wife, with an equally dire outcome. In a twist of fate, a family is reunited. Each scene in the play is introduced with a prologue, told by John Gower, an English poet from the past.

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Read & Co. Classics presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare’s play, “Pericles, Prince of Tyre”, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. In “Pericles”, a father loses his wife, who dies at sea during childbirth. Upon land, Pericles entrusts his new-born daughter, Marina, to the Governor of Tarsus and his wife. Fourteen years later, Marina escapes a deadly plan, devised by the jealous Governor’s wife, with an equally dire outcome. In a twist of fate, a family is reunited. Each scene in the play is introduced with a prologue, told by John Gower, an English poet from the past. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world’s most famous dramatist.

Book Details

Author

William Shakespeare

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

Series

Shakespeare Library

ISBN

9781528705189, 9781528785600

Formats Available

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Pages

130

Publication Date

30 May 2018

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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