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The Two Gentlemen of Verona in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Friendship, infidelity, love--sound like a Spanish soap opera?! Nope. It's Shakespeare! Of course you probably miss a lot of the humor if you don't understand archaic English. Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona.
The Epic of Gilgamesh In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 76. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the earliest works of literature ever written; it has been translated, retranslated and translated again--many times over. With so many translations, much has been lost and trying to read any version can be difficult. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of Gilgamesh. If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out.
Oedipus the King In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 35. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 70. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Of all the old English stories, the tale of Gawain and the Green Knight has remained one of the most popular ever told; dozens of movies and books have used Gawain as inspiration. It's one of the most important books in the English language. If it's so great, why is it so hard to understand! BookCaps helps with this modern retelling of Gawain.