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A Shakespeare Story: The Merchant of Venice

A Shakespeare Story: The Merchant of Venice

Over two million Shakespeare Shorts sold! Discover the world of Shakespeare with this collection of brilliant stories – perfect for readers of all ages.

In Venice, the merchant Antonio borrows money so his friend can woo a beautiful lady. He agrees that if he doesn’t repay Shylock the moneylender, Shylock can take a pound of his flesh. When Antonio’s ships sink and he loses his fortune, Shylock insists on the gruesome payment…

A dramatic retelling of this classic Shakespeare story.

Have you read all of The Shakespeare Stories books? Available in this series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, and King Lear.
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Traditional Stories (children's

On Sale: 5th January 2012

Price: £3.98

ISBN-13: 9781408318126

Reviews

An excellent introduction to Shakespeare for the junior reader.
The School Librarian
Andrew Matthews admirably conveys the beauty and power of the original plays. The text is full of the rhythms of spoken language and begs to be read aloud.
Junior Education