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William Shakespeare’s "Richard II": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Richard II." People who read this version first will find the original play much easier to read and understand.
So Much For Buckingham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This comic novel—which takes its title from the most famous Shakespearean quote that Shakespeare never wrote—explores how easy it is to perpetrate a character assassination whether by a great playwright or a gang of online trolls. It's a laugh-out-loud mashup of romantic comedy, crime fiction, and satire: Dorothy Parker meets Dorothy L. Sayers.
The Nose Plumbers' Tale
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A highly original mix of history, comedy and boogers, telling the story of the Peasants' Revolt through the eyes of three young serfs whose bravery may have inspired the invention of the handkerchief and brought the rediscovery of medieval literature's most overlooked writer: Geoffrey Chaucer's elder brother Dennis. Then again it may all have been cooked up by a guy in a shed somewhere in England.
King Richard the Second In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 58. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.