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Hamlet

AuthorCharles Lamb, Mary Lamb

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Duration32m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Short Stories

Key StageKS4

PublisherCSA Word

VersionUnabridged

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Shakespeare's classic tragedy that charts the revenge-fuelled madness of the Prince of Denmark is re-told skilfully by brother and sister team Mary and Charles Lamb, who famously transformed Shakespeare's best-known plays into prose stories to make them more accessible to readers and listeners alike. Hamlet swears to avenge his father after seeing the late king's ghost, but his own fate is sealed by his actions, which grow ever more erratic and insane as the plot progresses. An essential listen.

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