CLASSICAL COMICS The Tempest the Graphic Novel: Plain Text
“How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in’
Cast onto the waters by his power-hungry brother Antonio, Prospero, the Duke of Milan, has been living on a distant island for a dozen years along with his daughter Miranda. In his years of banishment, Prospero has developed strong magical powers powers that not only allow him to deduce that Antonio is on a nearby ship, but to cause the ship to run aground. At long last, Prospero has a chance to get revenge on those who have wronged him. But, will he also ruin Miranda s chance for happiness? The Tempest is considered by many critics to be Shakespeare s crowning glory. This full-color graphic novel presents the sparkling romantic comedy just as Shakespeare intended: in PLAIN ENGLISH , and in its original setting. As with the other titles in this well-received series, it encourages readers to discover classical literature while staying true to Shakespeare s vision.
• 144 pages, full colour paperback