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◻ Read Hardcover [ ✂ Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare) ] For Free ☗ By Margaret Atwood ♉ A marvel of gorgeous yet economical prose, in the service of a story that s utterly heartbreaking yet pierced by humor, with a plot that retains considerable subtlety even as the original s back story falls neatly into place New York Times Book ReviewWhat makes the book thrilling, and hugely pleasurable, is how closely Atwood hews to Shakespeare even as she casts her own potent charms, rap composition included Part Shakespeare, part Atwood, Hag Seed is a most delicate monster and thats delicate in the 17th century sense Its delightful The Boston GlobeAtwood has designed an ingenious doubling of the plot of The Tempest Felix, the usurped director, finds himself cast by circumstances as a real life version of Prospero, the usurped Duke If you know the play well, these echoes grow stronger when Felix decides to exact his revenge by conjuring up a new version of The Tempest designed to overwhelm his enemies The Washington Post A funny and heartwarming tale of revenge and redemption, this latest release in the Hogarth Shakespeare project, whose aim it is to retell Shakespeare s most beloved works through the works of bestselling authors like Anne Tyler and Gillian Flynn, Hag Seedis a remarkable contribution to the canon BustleAtwoods canny remix offers multiple pleasures marvel at the ways she changes, updates, and parallels the plays magic, grief, vengeance, and showmanship Publishers Weekly, starred review Inventive, heartfelt, and swiftly rendered Library Journal, starred reviewAtwood brilliantly pulls off the caper in a short novel that should be assigned to high school students as a hilarious riff on one of Shakespeare s mystifying plays It s much than a retelling it s an ingenious analysis and critique rolled into one St Louis Post DispatchMargaret Atwood s modern retelling is an entertaining romp of revenge, redemption Minneapolis Star TribuneA triumph The book illuminates the breadth and depth of the whole play The troupe s workshops on it fizz with perception as Atwood transmits the pleasurable buzz of exploring a literary masterpiece There won t be a glowing tribute to Shakespeare in his 400th anniversary year.Peter Kemp, Sunday TimesThe novel shines a thrilling new light on The Tempest s themes of revenge and forgiveness as well as making a strong case for art s ability to set you free by helping you understand yourself.Helen Brown, Sunday TelegraphSurpassingly brilliant without question the cleverest neo Shakespearean novel I have ever read the learning and the critical analysis are worn exceptionally lightly, always subordinated to wit, invention, characterisation and slick twists of plot wonderfully ingenious.Jonathan Bate, The Times you don t need to be a Shakespeare geek like me to enjoy Hag Seed it s a good story, and will introduce you to the play gently, with Felix himself as your guide NPR Books Hag Seed is a treat Its a beautifully constructed adaptation, one that stands on its own but is even richer when read against its source and can, in turn, enrich its source material Its playful and thoughtful, and it singlehandedly makes a good argument for the value of adapting Shakespeare VoxAtwood has tremendous fun with Hag Seed Those who know the play will especially enjoy her artful treatment of its poignant storylines But even someone unfamiliar with Shakespeare will be entertained by this compelling tale of enchantment and second chances, and the rough magic it so delightfully embodies BookpageReaders looking for Atwoods wit and mastery of language will find it at work here Atwood than does justice to the Bard Chicago Review of BooksOne neednt be a Shakespeare fan in order to love this retelling of The TempestThis book is funny and wonderful Highly recommended for Shakespeare lovers and those seeking revenge Seattle Book Review From the Hardcover edition.MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in thirty five countries, is the author of than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays In addition to The Handmaid s Tale, her novels include Cat s Eye, short listed for the 1989 Booker Prize Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize Oryx and Crake, short listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize The Year of the Flood and her most recent, MaddAddam She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator s Award, and lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson From the Hardcover edition. Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare)

  • 2.4
  • 1951
  • Hardcover
  • Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare)

  • Margaret Atwood
  • English
  • 06 December 2018
  • 295 pages

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