The Winter's Tale
(Sterling Children's Books, Nov. 7, 2017)
Read Shakespeare’s plays in all their brilliance—and understand what every word means! Don’t be intimidated by Shakespeare! These popular guides make the Bard’s plays accessible and enjoyable.Each No Fear guide contains:The complete text of the original playA line-by-line translation that puts the words into everyday languageA complete list of characters, with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentaryWild jealousy. Unfounded accusations. Death and rebirth. And, of course, “Exeunt, chased by a bear”—one of Shakespeare’s most famous stage directions. Leontes, King of Sicily, suddenly becomes insane with jealousy believing his pregnant wife has been unfaithful to him. Acting upon his rage, he sets a tragedy in motion that will cost him, his family, and his friends dearly.