Annotations for Manga Shakespeare: the Tempest


Baker & Taylor
In graphic novel format, presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale about the wizard Prospero, whose daughter Miranda teaches him a lesson in forgiveness when he seeks vengeance against his enemies.

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Baker & Taylor
Miranda and her father, Prospero, have been on an isolated island for twelve years, and when the survivors of a shipwreck land on the island--thanks to Prospero's magic machinations--they are drawn into a web of coincidences, love at first sight, and old grievances that only Prospero's forgiveness can remedy. Original.

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
The latest in the breakout series Manga Shakespeare, introducing teens to a new kind of Bard.

Shipwrecks, long-lost families, and a powerful magician make Shakespeare's masterpiece perfect for theManga Shakespeare. Miranda and her father, Prospero, have been on an isolated island for twelve years. When the survivors of a shipwreck land on the island (thanks to Prospero's magical machinations), they're drawn into a web of coincidences, love at first sight, and old grievances that only Prospero's forgiveness can remedy. Full of tricks and intrigue and ingeniously adapted into the manga form,The Tempest is a rollicking read for both Shakespeare aficionados and those coming to him for the first time.

F&P level: Z

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