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Pericles

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Description for Pericles Paperback. Pericles, Prince of Tyre, must solve a riddle in order to marry the daughter of the King of Antioch, or be put to death. But when the answer reveals a horrific secret, the young man faces his greatest dilemma. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 15. Weight in Grams: 172.

Pericles was Shakespeare's first full-blown tragicomedy, the precursor to The Winter's Tale, Cymbeline and The Tempest, and one of his most popular plays in the seventeenth century. This Penguin edition is edited by Eugene Giddens.

'One sin, I know, another doth provoke;
Murder's as near to lust as flame to smoke'

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, must solve a riddle in order to marry the daughter of the King of Antioch, or be put to death. But when the answer reveals a horrific secret, the young man faces his greatest dilemma. Danger and adventure follow as Pericles ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141396637
SKU
V9780141396637
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-31

About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in 1616. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Eugene Giddens is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies ... Read more

Reviews for Pericles
“A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.”—James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599   “A feast of literary and historical information.”—The Wall Street Journal

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