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Antony and Cleopatra: The Novel (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, action-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of Anthony and Cleopatra uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. This book is part of an expanding series that retells Shakespeare int
Macbeth: The Novelization (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, action-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of Macbeth uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. The story of Macbeth tells the tragedy of a Scottish general who is told by witches
First Tetralogy In Plain and Simple English (Includes Henry VI Parts 1 - 3 & Richard III)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 126. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,640. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
The first tetralogy is collected here in one giant anthology. If you've always wanted to read Shakespeare's histories, but have a hard time with the language, this modern English adaptation will help you; the original translation is also included. This anthology includes the following plays: Henry VI, Part 1 Henry VI, Part 2 Henry VI, Part 3 Richard III We all need refreshers every now and then
Second Tetralogy In Plain and Simple English (Includes Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 125. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,490. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
The second tetralogy is collected here in one giant anthology. If you've always wanted to read Shakespeare's histories, but have a hard time with the language, this modern English adaptation will help you; the original translation is also included. This anthology includes the following plays: Richard II Henry IV, Part 1 Henry IV, Part 2 Henry V We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether
Titus Andronicus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 53. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
The Winter's Tale In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 51. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Magic, sexuality, death! The Winter's Tale has it all. It was the Days of our Lives of the Elizabethan era! Now if only you can understand it... If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Winter's Tale. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Pericles is not one of Shakespears most know plays; that's a shame because it's actually one of his greatest…if, that is, you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
The Merry Wives of Windsor In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
You've probably heard of Sir John Falstaff--but you don't really quite know him until you see him comedically in Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He's a real comedian…that is if you can understand what he's talking about! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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!