The Merchant of Venice by Macaw Books
  

The Merchant of Venice

Written by Macaw Books
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Part of the 20 Shakespeare Children's Stories Series

Synopsis

The Merchant of Venice by Macaw Books

The Merchant of Venice is one of the most outstanding romantic comedies of William Shakespeare. The play revolves around the legendary characters of Antonio, a rich Italian merchant, Shylock, a rich Jewish man, and Portia, a rich heiress. When Antonio asks to borrow money from Shylock to help his friend Bassanio, Shylock agrees on the condition that if he is unable to repay it by the date specified, he will have to repay it with a pound of his flesh. As the play unfolds, Antonio is trapped by Shylock's condition, but the beautiful and intelligent Portia comes to his rescue. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Reviews

Fascinating, pleasantly illustrated, simple and easy-to-read, these Shakespeare stories for children will make your kids love the magical world of literature. - simplymarinailieva

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 9 years

Author

Macaw Books
More books by Macaw Books

Publisher

Sweet Cherry Publishing

Publication date

22nd October 2015

ISBN

9781782262251


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