King Lear


Drawing inspiration from Japan and using Shakespeare’s original texts, this series brings to life the Bard’s words. In this adaptation, King Lear is a venerated Mohican chieftain and Cordelia, his youngest daughter, is the lone traditionalist who cleaves to the old ways.

ISBN: 9780955816970 Author: Shakespeare, William Publisher: Self Made Hero, a di Publication Date: 21st May 2009 Imprint: SelfMadeHero Cover: Paperback Dewey: 741.5 (edition:22) Pages: 208 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

The story of Lear, the old chieftain, who divides his kingdom among his three daughters is the most terrifying tragedy ever written. Shakespeare’s apocalyptic play is vividly transferred to the colonial frontiers of 18th-century America, where it is the last of the Mohicans who is bound upon a wheel of fire…

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