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The Shakespeare Retold series - In this new series, Shakespeare’s plays are retold by acclaimed, bestselling novelists.

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Related booklists: Best New Fiction, William Shakespeare,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book New Boy: Othello Retold by Tracy Chevalier
    New Boy: Othello Retold - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784700249 | ISBN 10: 178470024x

    From the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Last Runaway.   Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat’s son Osei knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day – so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dunbar: King Lear Retold by Edward St Aubyn
    Dunbar: King Lear Retold - by Edward St Aubyn

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784701697 | ISBN 10: 1784701696

    ‘I really did have an empire, you know,’ said Dunbar. ‘Have I ever told you the story of how it was stolen from me?’   Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he handed over ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold by Margaret Atwood
    Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold - by Margaret Atwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099594024 | ISBN 10: 0099594021

    ‘It’s got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge.’   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 oth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew Retold by Anne Tyler
    Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew Retold - by Anne Tyler

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099589877 | ISBN 10: 0099589877

    *** As read on Radio 4 ***   ‘You can’t get around Kate Battista as easily as all that’   Kate Battista is feeling stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold by Howard Jacobson
    Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold - by Howard Jacobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099593287 | ISBN 10: 0099593289

    Winner of the Booker Prize AS SEEN ON BBC IMAGINE   �Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?�  With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gap of Time: The Winter
    The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099598190 | ISBN 10: 0099598191

    "All of us have talismanic texts that we have carried around and that carry us around. I have worked with The Winters Tale in many disguises for many years... And I love cover versions "(Jeanette Winterson) The Winters Tale is one of Shakespear ... more

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