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Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.
The Tempest in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
Romeo and Juliet Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 68. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a
Macbeth Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)(Annotated)
By William Shakespeare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Macbeth is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then.
The Hamlet Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
Hamlet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more,
The Taming of the Shrew Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Taming of the Shrew is one of the greatest comedies ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters. It does not include the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to under
Measure for Measure Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
Measure for Measure is one of the greatest comedies ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters. It does not include the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understan
Henry V Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Henry V is one of the greatest histories ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters. It does not include the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book mo