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Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
 

Set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures, this tile features Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who plots to restore the fortunes of his daughter Miranda by using magic and illusion - starting with a storm that will bring Antonio, his treacherous brother, to ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781448192588
Barcode 9781448192588
Published 6 October 2016 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Atwood, Margaret
Series Hogarth Shakespeare
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ISBN-13 9781448192588
ISBN-10 1448192587
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 6 October 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Atwood, Margaret
Series Hogarth Shakespeare
Category Award Winning
Performing Arts
Shakespeare plays, texts
Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 722064

Description of this Electronic Book

The 'riotous, insanely readable' (Observer) retelling of The Tempest from the bestselling author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE and upcoming sequel THE TESTAMENTS. LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other. It will boost his reputation. It will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. Also brewing revenge. After twelve years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his inmate actors will put on his Tempest and snare the traitors who destroyed him. It's magic! But will it remake Felix as his enemies fall?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Long-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 (UK)
NZ Review Surpassingly brilliant... without question the cleverest "neo-Shakespearean novel" I have ever read... the learning and the critical analysis are worn exceptionally lightly, always subordinated to wit, invention, characterisation and slick twists of plot... wonderfully ingenious

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Author's Bio

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her novels include Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin and the MaddAddam trilogy. Her 1985 classic, The Handmaid's Tale, went back into the bestseller charts with the election of Donald Trump, when the Handmaids became a symbol of resistance against the disempowerment of women, and with the 2017 release of the award-winning Channel 4 TV series. Atwood has won numerous awards including the Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, the Franz Kafka Prize, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2019 she was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for services to literature. She has also worked as a cartoonist, illustrator, librettist, playwright and puppeteer. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

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