Much Ado About Nothing by Jenny Oldfield
  

Synopsis

Much Ado About Nothing by Jenny Oldfield

Jenny Oldfield creates a hilarious narrative retelling of Shakespeare's comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. When AC Messina's star striker Claudio falls for the team manager's daughter, Hero, he sets in motion an escalating web of deceit. Fuelled by a combination of lies and genuine misunderstandings, Claudio is fooled into believing that Hero is having an affair, and rejects her on their wedding day; whilst star defender Benedick is tricked into falling in love with his worst enemy, Hero's cousin Beatrice. With a delightful cast of reporters, footballers, WAGs and revenge-obsessed scoundrels, will the truth ever be unravelled? But more to the point, will it result in any celebrity weddings? The Shakespeare Today series captures the magic of Shakespeare's original play and sets it in an accessible and contemporary style.

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'Contemporary re-telling'

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About the Author

Jenny Oldfield

Jenny Oldfield is a million selling English author. Her books include Definitely Daisy, Animal Alert, Home farm twins, the Half Moon Ranch series and many others. Her books are very high in quality and many people have been inspired to start reading because of her exciting stories.

Jenny was born and brought up in Harrogate, Yorkshire, she says that even as a child she wrote stories and made tiny books, complete with illustrations. She lives in Yorkshire and has two children, Kate and Eve.

She also writes under several pseudonyms, including Jasmine Oliver, Donna King, Kate Fielding,and Kate Pennington. She was also involved in the Animal Ark series, writing, along with several other authors, under the name Lucy Daniels.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11

Author

Jenny Oldfield
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Author's Website

www.jennyoldfield.com/

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st January 2011

ISBN

9781408124024


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