Penguin Readers Level 4
Three of Shakespeare's great tragedies are contained in this volume. Romeo and Juliet are in love, but their families are enemies. In desperation, they marry in secret but tragedy unfolds! Macbeth is told that he will be King of Scotland -- the prophecy comes true but with what consequences? Humiliation and grief bring King Lear to the edge of madness after he decides to divide his Kingdom between his two eldest daughters.
莎士比亞 (William Shakespeare, 1564-1616)，生於英國史特拉福鎮(Stratford-upon-Avon)，英國文藝復興時期(English Renaissance)著名演員、劇作家與詩人。 生平創作極豐，共留有兩篇長篇敘事詩、一百五十四首十四行詩和少數雜詩，以及三十七部震撼舞台的戲劇。這些作品的內涵深刻、藝術價值極高，使莎翁成為傳世不朽，帶給世界文壇無限影響的偉大文豪。