Book Review: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

By now, regular readers will have gotten wind that I'm a Shakespeare tragic. Combine this with my love of collecting beautiful books, and you get this: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is an elegant edition boasting the entire credited catalogue of William Shakespeare including 16 comedies, 10 histories, 12 tragedies, as well as all … Continue reading Book Review: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Classics Eight: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

My daughter recently had to study Macbeth for year 12 senior English, as I had done twenty-five years ago. The assessment itself was essentially unchanged: a monologue presentation followed by an exam. Macbeth is my favourite of all Shakespeare's works so I was more than happy to revisit the play as a means of helping … Continue reading The Classics Eight: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

New Release Book Review: Third Witch by Jackie French

Third Witch... Book Description: A searing story of passion, betrayal, battles and love, this is Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' stripped of superstition, and its power and beauty refined into fewer words where good balances the evil and there is a happy ending - for some. Following on from OPHELIA, QUEEN OF DENMARK and I AM JULIET, this … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Third Witch by Jackie French