The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

A Play by William Shakespeare

Book - 2013
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Gareth Hinds's stylish graphic adaptation of the Bard's romantic tragedy offers modern touches -- including a diverse cast that underscores the story's universality.

She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families -- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all consuming. But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together? In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Press,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780763668075
Characteristics: 128 pages :,coloured illustrations ;,27 cm.
Alternative Title: Romeo & Juliet
Romeo and Juliet


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booklady413 Jul 28, 2014

This graphic novel adaptation of Romeo and Juliet was an excellent read. The drawings were well done as well. I don't usually read graphic novels, but I enjoyed this one. I would like to read more of Gareth Hinds adaptations of Shakespeare in the future.

eldynarzu Jul 18, 2014

this book was so funny omg even though the ending was very sad they had to die but that none of my bussiness

BCD2013 Jun 06, 2014

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A beautifully illustrated retelling of the star-crossed lovers.
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