The Tempest

The Tempest

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ISBN10: 1509889760 ISBN13: 9781509889761 Contributors: Gilbert, John, Sir (Illustrator); Callow, Simon (Introduction) Publisher: Collectors Library Published: Jun 18 2019 Pages: 142 Weight: 0.25lbs. Height: 6.25" Width: 4.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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The Tempest is a masterpiece of magical effects, redemptive romance, poetry and politics.

Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features illustrations by renowned artist Sir John Gilbert and a new introduction by actor, writer and director Simon Callow.

Prospero has long been exiled from Italy and banished to a remote island with his daughter Miranda. He uses his magical powers to conjure up a fearsome storm, and his enemies, including his treacherous broth Antonio, are shipwrecked. There follows a play filled with murderous plots, drunken confusion, love and redemption. And along the way, the reader discovers an unmistakable message that this is Shakespeare's own farewell to the stage.
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