"To be or not to be" confounded by Shakespeare-that is the question.
Hamlet is an action-packed thriller with apparitions, murder, revenge, deception, poisons, and diabolical traps. With timeless themes, it explores friendship, relationships, honor, fate, madness, and more. Now you can savor Hamlet in a modern, easy-to-understand translation that makes reading it quick and painless. Other aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:
- A brief synopsis of the plot and action
- A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
- A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
- A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
- Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play
With Shakespeare on the Double! Hamlet, you'll be enlightened instead of confounded.