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  • ISBN: 9780792751717 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 079275171X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 08 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Complete Arkangel Shakespeare : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Trevor Peacock (Lear), Clive Merrison (Gloucester), Anton Lesser (Kent), Penny Downie (Goneril), Samantha Bond (Regan), Julia Ford (Cordelia), Gerard Murphy (Edmund), David Tennant (Edgar), John Rogan (Fool), David Horovitch (Albany), Rob Edwards (Cornwall), Jonathan Tafler (Oswald), Clifford Rose (Gentleman), John McAndrew (France), Christopher Gee (Burgundy), David Shaw Parker (Old man), Alex Lowe (Knight).
Summary, etc.:
King Lear is ready to turn his realm over to his three daughters. His plan is simple: give the biggest piece to the daughter who loves him most. But honeyed words and hubris blind Lear to the true motives of those around him, plunging king and kingdom into a hell of treachery, madness, and unspeakable acts, with consequences that reveal the worst and best in human nature.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Lear, King of England (Legendary character)

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