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Hamlet's father / by Orson Scott Card.

Card, Orson Scott (Author). Rudnicki, Stefan, 1945- (Narrator). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Hamlet (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481556200 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1481556207 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 46 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2012.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Summary, etc.:
We all know Shakespeare's classic ghost story-the young prince Hamlet's dead father appears to him, demanding vengeance upon Hamlet's uncle Claudius, who has usurped the throne and, to add insult to injury, married Hamlet's mother. The young prince dithers and delays, coming up with excuse after excuse to postpone his vengeance-but not for the reason Shakespeare told us. It is instead because Hamlet keeps discovering evidence that things are not quite what they seem in the kingdom of Denmark-and never have been throughout his life. Once you've experienced Orson Scott Card's revelatory version of the story, Shakespeare's play will be much more fun to watch-because you'll know what's really going on.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hamlet (Legendary character) > Fiction.
Princes > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Fathers > Death > Fiction.
Uncles > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Incest > Fiction.
Denmark > Fiction.
Genre: Ghost stories.
Fantasy fiction.

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