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Macbeth : a play by William Shakespeare

Author: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Macbeth, a general in the king's army, is returning from battle when he comes upon three witches who tell him that one day he'll be king. At first Macbeth dismisses their predictions, but an evil seed takes root in his mind, and soon he is convinced and impatient. At the urging of his wife, he resolves to take the throne by the most direct path: a dagger in the heart of King Duncan. But 'blood will have blood, '
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Young adult nonfiction
Comics (Graphic works)
Adaptations
Fiction
Drama
Named Person: Macbeth, King of Scotland; William Shakespeare; Macbeth, King of Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scotland; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Macbeth, King of Scotland
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780763678029 0763678023 9780763669430 0763669431 9780606368544 060636854X
OCLC Number: 902674539
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Responsibility: adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

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"Macbeth, a general in the king's army, is returning from battle when he comes upon three witches who tell him that one day he'll be king. At first Macbeth dismisses their predictions, but an evil seed takes root in his mind, and soon he is convinced and impatient. At the urging of his wife, he resolves to take the throne by the most direct path: a dagger in the heart of King Duncan. But 'blood will have blood, ' and when others grow suspicious of his sudden rise to power, is Macbeth prepared to commit more murder to keep the crown?"--Jacket.

Retells in graphic novel format Shakespeare's classic tale about a man who kills his king after hearing the prophesies of three witches.

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