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Merchant of Venice The Graphic Novel

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ISBN-10: 9380028598

ISBN-13: 9789380028590

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Shakespeare, John F. McDonald, Vinod Kumar

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A gamble on trading ships at sea, a pound of flesh as the penalty, a contest to win the hand of a rich heiress, and the final rescue in a court of law--The Merchant of Venicehas all the ingredients required which make it one of Shakespeare's most dramatic romantic comedies. Antonio is the merchant of Venice who borrows money to help his friend Bassanio win Portia in marriage. He borrows the money from Shylock, a shrewd moneylender who devises a retribution unprecedented in the annals of law... ...till a young lawyer defeats him in his own game. Who is this young lawyer? What is the clinching argument?The Merchant of Veniceis memorable as much for its dramatic scenes as for its strong…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 5/24/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.52" wide x 10.25" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…